Spicy and flavorful Kheema Matar Beef and Pea Curry

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Spicy and flavorful Kheema Matar Beef and Pea Curry
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 24, 2024

This Kheema Matar Beef and Pea Curry recipe is a perfect blend of minced beef, peas, and aromatic spices. It is a hearty and satisfying dish that is filled with bold flavors and tender meat. Serve it over steamed rice or with naan for a comforting meal.


  • 1 lb minced beef
  • 1 cup peas, fresh or frozen
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, pureed
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet, add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  2. Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and cook until raw smell disappears.
  4. Add pureed tomatoes and cook until oil separates.
  5. Add turmeric, coriander, cumin, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well.
  6. Add minced beef and cook until it's browned.
  7. Add peas and garam masala. Cook until peas are tender.
  8. Garnish with fresh cilantro before serving.
  9. Serve hot with steamed rice or naan.

Interesting Facts

  • Kheema Matar is a popular dish in Indian cuisine, often made with minced meat and green peas.
  • Beef adds a rich and meaty flavor to this curry, making it a satisfying meal.
  • The blend of spices in this dish creates a perfect balance of heat and flavor.