How to make Chicken Aloo Keema -

Layers of potato slices and spicy chicken mince cooked together.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Chicken Mince (चिकन कीमा), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chicken Aloo Keema

Chicken Aloo Keema Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Aloo Keema Recipe

  • Chicken Mince 1/2 kilogram

  • Potatoes peeled, parboiled and thinly sliced 3 medium

  • Mustard oil 4 tablespoons

  • Bay leaves 3

  • Green chillies 4

  • Ginger finely chopped 2 inch

  • Garlic cloves finely chopped 8-10

  • Red tomatoes pureed 4 medium

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Onions cut into round slices 3 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat 2 tbsps mustard oil in a non-stick pan and add bay leaves. Slit green chillies length-wise, add to the pan and sauté for half a minute.

Step 2

Add ginger and garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 3

Add tomato purée and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add coriander powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, cumin powder, ¼ tsp turmeric powder and garam masala powder and sauté for 3-4 minutes.

Step 4

Add salt and chicken mince and mix well.

Step 5

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick grill pan. Finely slice onions into roundels and place in the grill pan. Add the potato slices and cook for 2-3 minutes or till potatoes are done. Sprinkle remaining red chilli powder, remaining turmeric powder and salt and mix well. Spread the chicken mince over it and cook till chicken is done.

Step 6

Add lemon juice and coriander leaves and mix.

Step 7

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve.

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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.