How to make Keema Matar -

Mutton mince and green peas cooked with spices make a very tasty dish

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mutton Mince, Green Peas (हरे मटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

For more recipes related to Keema Matar checkout Hyderabadi Keema, Keema Bharta, Sicillian Meat Balls, Lagan Ka Keema . You can also find more Main Course Mutton recipes like Mutton Razala Keema with yogurt Shaab Deg Meat balls

Keema Matar

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Keema Matar Recipe

  • Mutton Mince 750 grams

  • Green Peas 1 cup

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Garlic chopped 8 cloves

  • Ginger grated 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies minced 2

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a thick-bottomed pan and add onion.

Step 2

Fry till lightly browned. Add garlic and stir-fry for a minute.

Step 3

Add mutton mince, ginger, green chillies, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder.

Step 4

Stir-fry for five minutes breaking up any lumps if formed.Add three-fourth cup of water, bring to a boil.

Step 5

Cover, lower the heat and simmer for half an hour.

Step 6

Add peas, coriander leaves, salt, garam masala powder, lemon juice and another half cup of water.

Step 7

Mix well and simmer covered for about ten minutes till the peas are cooked well.

Step 8

Adjust seasoning. 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.