Keema Hara Dhania Recipe - Mutton mince cooked with plenty of coriander leaves and served garnished with boiled eggs.

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Main Ingredients : Mutton mince (keema)(मटन का कीमा), Mutton fat(मटन की चर्बी / मटन फैट)

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Main Course_Mutton

Keema Hara Dhania

Hindi: gosht
What’s a biryani without some succulent pieces of mutton wrapped in a perfect blend of aromatic spices and herbs!? Yes, though other meats being more common, biryani eaters all over the world can easily swear by mutton. And not just biryanis, curries, bakes and all other preparations with this wonderful meat are always special. Did you know, unlike other dishes, a day-old mutton prep will always be all the more tastier on the palate! Try it the next time you plan on to take on this meat.

You can also find more Main Course_Mutton recipes like Hyderabadi Keema, Anjeer Gosht, Nawab Kabab Curry, Sookhe Kofte. Or try out these recipes from Hyderabadi like Coorgi Kori Kari, Lagan Ka Keema, Gulab Ki Kheer, Seekh Kabab.

Keema Hara Dhania Recipe - How to make Keema Hara Dhania


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Mutton mince (keema) 1 kilogram

  • Mutton fat 50 grams

  • Pure ghee 100 grams

  • Onions sliced 3 medium

  • Ginger chopped 2 inch pieces

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Coriander seeds 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamoms 5-6

  • Black peppercorns 8-10

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Hung yogurt 1 cup

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Wash mince and drain to remove excess water. Grind ginger, garlic and green chillies with half the coriander leaves to a paste.

Step 2

Chop the remaining coriander leaves. Boil eggs in boiling hot water for twelve minutes. Cool, peel and cut into quarters. Heat ghee in a thick-bottomed pan and add cumin seeds, green cardamoms, cinnamon and cloves. Sauté till fragrant. Add onions and sauté till golden brown.

Step 3

Add ginger-garlic-green chilli-coriander paste and sauté for half a minute. Add mutton mince and cook on high heat, stirring continuously, for ten minutes.

Step 4

Add coriander powder and mix well. Stir in one and a half cups of water and bring it to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for half an hour, stirring occasionally.

Step 5

In case the mutton mince is still not cooked, add a quarter cup of water and cook on low heat till mince is fully cooked.

Step 6

Add salt to taste, crushed black peppercorns, garam masala powder and lemon juice. Add chopped coriander leaves and mint leaves.

Step 7

Mix well and serve hot garnished with boiled egg quarters.

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