Keema Aloo Curry | Spicy Mutton Mince With Potatoes

Slow Sundays are the best, right? Easy, leisurely breakfast, crumpled sheets, newspapers strewn all over….and somewhere, in between there is a pot of simmering, bubbling curry. The smell of spices wafting through the house that makes everyone’s tummies rumble! And the special this Sunday? THE delectable Keema Aloo curry that had my kids literally sit in the kitchen the whole time it was being made!

Aloo Curry | Spicy Mutton Mince with potatoes

While I’m not much of meat eater, my family does enjoy it once in a while. This curry came about thanks to the little man of the house. He’d been begging me to make this for almost a year now! Yea, that’s how often I cook meat!! And when I do,  I stick to simple and easy recipes like this Keema Aloo Curry, changing it up once in a while like when I made GREEK MOUSSAKA.

Keema Aloo Curry |Spicy Mutton Mince with potatoes

Though patience is not a virtue I possess, I do prefer to slow cook this curry in a kadai. The process doesn’t really require me to stand at the stove top all the time. But just an occasional stir, once in a while. So I can get on with doing other chores or simply continue reading a book while it’s getting done. The flavour that comes through is unparalleled.  But in times of rush, a pressure cooker comes in very handy. Once the mince has been browned well and all masala added, you can let the cooker do its job. I can assure you this comes out very very delicious as well.

So what did we get? A tender mince curry with perfectly creamy potatoes making it thick and luscious,  oodles of flavours from all the lovely spices,  ready to be mopped up with hot buttered pavs or soft fresh rotis.  And the little man of the house ecstatically ate six pavs piled high with this keema aloo curry! 🙂

Keema Aloo Curry |Spicy Mutton Mince with potatoes

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Keema Aloo Curry | Spicy Mutton Mince with Potatoes
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A tender mince curry with perfectly creamy potatoes making it thick and luscious, oodles of flavours from all the lovely spices,ready to be mopped up with hot buttered pavs or soft fresh rotis. This Keema Aloo Curry is indeed a special one!
Servings
8-9 persons
Servings
8-9 persons
Keema Aloo Curry | Spicy Mutton Mince with Potatoes
Yum
Print Recipe
A tender mince curry with perfectly creamy potatoes making it thick and luscious, oodles of flavours from all the lovely spices,ready to be mopped up with hot buttered pavs or soft fresh rotis. This Keema Aloo Curry is indeed a special one!
Servings
8-9 persons
Servings
8-9 persons
Ingredients
  • 1 kg Keema /Minced Mutton
  • 3 Tbsp oil
  • 4 medium Onions, finely diced
  • 6 Tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 8 Garlic cloves
  • 1" Fresh ginger root
  • 2-3 Green chillis
  • 1.5 tsp Jeera/ Cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp Meat masala Homemade or store-bought. I used store- bought.
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1.5 tsp Dhania powder/ Coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 Black cardamoms
  • 1" Cinnamon stick
  • 2 Dried bay leaves
  • 4 Dried red chillis, whole
  • 2 pcs Star anise
  • 3 Potatoes, peeled and quartered
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a kadai or a large pan. Add the cumin seeds, bay leaves, dried red chillis, black cardamom, cinnamon stick and star anise. Once the cumin seeds splutter, add the keema/mince and chopped onions to the pan.
  2. Keep stirring occasionally to brown the meat very well. In the meanwhile, puree the tomatoes, ginger, garlic and green chillis to a smooth paste. When the meat is all well browned and all the water is dried up, add the tomato paste, meat masala, garam masala, coriander powder and salt.
  3. Stir the mixture well. Add 1/2 cup water, cover the pan and let it cook for 30-40 minutes. **At this stage, you can add potatoes to the mince right away and cook it in the pressure cooker.**
  4. Add the potatoes now and some more water if required. Let it all cook in a covered pan for another 30 minutes or until the potatoes are soft and cooked through.
  5. Taste and adjust for seasoning and spices. Garnish with fresh coriander. Serve hot with pav or rotis. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

NOTE:

You can saute the potatoes before adding them to the curry if you like.

Keema Aloo Curry |Spicy Mutton Mince with potatoes

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Kankana saha

wonderful recipe. exceptioal

Kankana saha

wonderful recipe. exceptional.

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