Mutton Keema Fry

Mutton keema/ Minced meat is a traditional and popular south asian meat dish that is used to make variety of delicious dishes. Mutton Keema fry is one such dish that is that is commonly made in Indian non vegetarian households using keema, green peas and spice powders as the main ingredients. This simple and tasty keema fry is usually served with dosa or chapati. And it tastes great with both.

In this recipe I am using mutton keema, onions, and a few spice powders as the main ingredients. However you can add green peas/ potatoes/ ridge gourd too along with keema based on your diet and preference.

Continue reading if you want to know how to make this delicious mutton keema fry.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes
Servings: 3


250g minced meat/ keema
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon ghee
10-15 Cashews
2 cloves
1/4 inch cinnamon bark
2-3 green cardamom
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
Salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
2 tablespoons coriander leaves, finely chopped

  1. Thoroughly rinse keema in cold water. Drain out water and keep aside.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan on medium heat. Fry cashews, green cardamom, cloves and cinnamon for 20 seconds.
  3. Saute chopped onion until light brown. Then add ginger-garlic paste and fry till raw smell goes.
  4. Simmer and fry turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder for 10 seconds.
  5. Add mutton keema along with salt. Combine well. Cover and cook for 15 minutes on low-medium heat until keema is cooked completely and most of the water that is released from keema evaporates. Do not forget to stir occasionally.
  6. Add garam masala and combine. Add ghee and fry for 2-3 minutes until no water is left.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  8. Serve mutton keema fry with chapathi/Dosa.
  • You can tweak the quantity of each ingredient as per your taste and preference.
  • Along with keema, you can use vegetables like green peas/ potatoes/ Ridge gourd based on your diet and preference.
  • You can replace garam masala powder with any other mutton curry masala of your choice.
  • Tastes best if eaten right after its cooked.
  • This dish can also be stored in refrigerator for a day. Sprinkle some water and fry it until warm before eating.

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