Meat – Keema Bhutuwa (Nepali Food Recipe)

(Ground Lamb Stir-Fried in Herbs and Spices)

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 lb. ground lamb (chicken or pork can also be used)
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 5 garlic gloves, halved
  • 1 in. ginger, julienned
  • 5 dried red chilies
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 4 tablespoons cooking oil for stir-frying
  • 1 cup broth or water
  • Salt and Pepper

DIRECTIONS

  • In a non-stick pan, heat four tablespoons of oil.
  • Add dried cumin seeds and red chilies and fry till dark.
  • Add turmeric, garlic, ginger, cumin and curry powder; fry for another 30 sec.
  • Add chopped onions and stir fry until light brown. Put chopped tomatoes and cook for about five minutes.
  • Add ground lamb to the pan, stir to break up into lumps.
  • Salt and pepper the meat.
  • Set heat to medium and continue to stir fry lamb until cooked.
  • It may require some broth or water to moisten, if it starts to burn.
  • Add green peas; stir for another two minutes.
  • Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  • Drain excess oil, if necessary.
  • Serve with stir-fried vegetables and rice, or roti (flat bread).

Source: http://nepalicooking.tripod.com/lamb.htm
Author: Tulsi Regmi

Originally posted 2010-01-22 17:13:16.

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