meat curry with Green peas
pound Ground Beef / Lamb
1/2 cups or 2 medium sized Onions, finely chopped
cup or 5 small Roma Tomatoes, finely chopped
cup Sweet Peas
teaspoon Ginger paste
teaspoons Garlic paste
teaspoon Cumin seeds
to 3 whole Cloves
to 3 Cardamom pods
to 4 teaspoons Cumin powder
to 2 teaspoons Garam masala
teaspoon Turmeric powder
teaspoon Red chili powder
to 5 tablespoons Oil
cup Cilantro leaves, finely chopped
to 4 tablespoons Lemon juice
Heat the oil in a heavy pot on medium high, add the bay leaf, cardamom
pods, cloves, cumin seeds and saute on medium high for a minute.
hot oil tends to sputter when the ginger and garlic pastes are added.
Please keep a splatter guard or screen handy.
Now add the ginger and garlic paste and saute till light brown. Add the
onions and tomatoes and cook till golden brown and till the oil starts
to separate. This will take 8 to 10 minutes.
Add the ground beef and mix well. Keep stirring, so as to break up all
the lumps. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
Now add the cumin powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, red chili
powder, half of the coriander leaves and saute well. Add the peas and
milk and stir well.
Reduce the heat and cook for 10 to 15 minutes. Add the salt. Remove from
heat and add the lemon juice , mix well.
6. Garnish with
coriander leaves. Serve hot with Jeera Rice.