Thursday, September 10, 2009
Shimla Mirchi Kheema / Capsicum Kheema
Pakistan is very famous for its spicy cusine in particular its kababs.Here we have a pakistani restaurant called Karachi Darbar.The kababs he servers are excellent and sometimes it beats indian kababs.And there are many dishes of pakistan which are famous like Mutton Achari,Chicken Achari,Paya,Shimla mirchi kheema and many more.When ever we visit this restaurent mutton achari and shimla mirchi kheema are must in our menu along with kababs.
I googled for the recipe and got one from Jeena's kitchen.Made few changes and the taste was excellent.The recipe is below:-
Minced Meat 250gm
Onion 1 (paste)
Onion 1 (chopped)
Tomatoes 2 (paste)
Capsicum (chopped) 2
Green Chili 2
Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp
Turmeric 1 tsp
Cumin powder 1 tsp
Garam Masala 1/2 tsp (can be adjusted according to taste)
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Coriander Seeds 1/2 tsp
Fennel Seeds 1/2 tsp
Dried Mint 1 tbsp
Kasori menthi 1 tbsp
Bay leaf 1
Black Pepper 1/2 tsp
Oil 4 tbsp
Take oil in a pan,add onions and fry until brown in colour.
Add blended onion paste and saute till brown in colour.
Now add tomato paste and ginger garlic paste.Saute till the oil leaves the pan.
Add fennel seeds,cummin seeds,coriander seeds,red chilly powder and turmeric powder.
Saute for 2-3 minutes.
Now add green chillies.Saute for another 1 minute.
Add chopped capsicum and salt.Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.
Now add kheema (minced meat),cumin powder,pepper powder,bay leaf,garam masala powder,Kasuri menthi and dried mint leaves.Saute for 2-3 mintues.
Add little water and cover and cook till kheema is well cooked.
Serve with parathas or hot rice.
Recipe source :- Jeena's kitchen