How to make Turai Keema Mirch -

Mutton mince cooked with ridge gourd and masalas

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Ridge Gourds , Mutton Mince

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

You can also find more Main Course Mutton recipes like Annanas Ki Boti Awadhi Pasanda Malwani Sukka Mutton Mutton Vindaloo

Turai Keema Mirch

Turai Keema Mirch Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Turai Keema Mirch Recipe

  • Ridge Gourds peeled 3 medium

  • Mutton Mince 1/2 kilogram

  • Green chillies 7-8

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Bay leaves 4

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onions halved 3 medium

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • A fresh mint sprig for garnishing


Step 1

Finely chop onions in a chopper.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and bay leaves and sauté till fragrant.

Step 3

Add ginger and garlic and saute for a minute. Roughly chop green chillies, add to the pan and sauté for a minute. Add onions and sauté till light golden.

Step 4

Cut the ridge gourd into 1 inch cubes and add to the pan. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, dried mango powder, salt and mutton mince and mix well.

Step 5

Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or till the mince is fully cooked.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with a mint sprig and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.