How to make Parsi Keema Pav -

Parsis like their keema cooked this way which they enjoy with pav. Simply put spiced minced lamb simmered and garnish with coriander and serve with chapatti or crusty pav.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mutton mince (keema) (मटन का कीमा), Pavs (पाव)

Cuisine : Parsi

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Parsi Keema Pav

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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.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Parsi Keema Pav Recipe

  • Mutton mince (keema) 250 grams

  • Pavs 8

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + to deep fry

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Potato peeled and chopped 1 medium

  • Black peppercorns 5-6

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger-green chilli -cumin seeds paste 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1½ teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder ½ teaspoon

  • Tomato finely chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh mint sprigs 5-6 + for garnishing

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 5-6 + for garnishing

  • Lemon wedges for garnishing


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry potatoes in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 2

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté till translucent.

Step 3

Add peppercorns and cinnamon to the onion and sauté on low heat till onion turns golden.

Step 4

Add garlic and ginger-green chilli-cumin seed paste, mix well and sauté for 1 minute. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 5

Add tomato and mix. Add salt, mix and cook till tomato turns soft and pulpy. Add ¼ cup water, mix and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 6

Add mutton mince, mix and cook on high heat for 2-3 minutes Add 1 cup water and mix. Reduce heat, cover and cook for 25-30 minutes.

Step 7

Add fried potatoes and mix. Finely chop mint sprigs and coriander springs, add to the pan and mix.

Step 8

Transfer the mutton into a serving bowl and place it on one side of a serving platter.

Step 9

Slice the buns horizontally, without cutting through, and place them on other side of serving platter.

Step 10

Serve hot garnished with lemon wedges, fresh mint sprig and coriander sprig.

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