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Aloo Keema


- 1KG Beef or Mutton minced
- 300g   potatoes
-2 onions - finely chopped
-3 garlic cloves crushed
-1 ginger, fresh 1/2" piece
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
-1 tsp. red chili powder.
-1/2 Tsp. turmeric powder
- Salt 2 tsp. or to taste.
- 1 tsp. level ground cumin.
- 2 tsp. yogurt.
-2 tomatoes, chopped coarsely
- 3 tbs. Fresh coriander leaves chopped.
-1/2 Tsp. garam masala for garnish.

- 1 green chili chopped.

1. Fry onions in a heavy based sauce pan over medium heat, stirring time to time.
2. When onions are soft but not brown add minced meat, garlic and cook over low heat. Stirring all the time and making sure that all the water is evaporates and meat turns brown.
3. Add chopped tomatoes, yogurt, all spices, salt and cook for five to ten minutes, stirring all the time. Add a bit of water if feel necessary during the process.
4. Add potatoes and mix it well, add one cup of water, cover and leave to cook for 30 minutes over low heat or until potatoes are cooked. If water dries before potatoes are cooked, add more water.
5) Add garam masala, green chili and coriander leaves. Mix well and serve hot with Roti.