¼cupcream or coconut milk or 12 cashews nuts (to make gravy)
How to make the recipe
Pour oil to a pan and heat it. Add the whole spices and saute till they begin to sizzle.
Add onions and green chilli. Fry until the onions turn golden.
Next add ginger garlic paste and fry until the raw smell goes off.
Transfer the chopped tomatoes, fry until softened. If tomatoes are dry, sprinkle very little water.
Add chili powder and masala powder, mint leaves and fry until the raw smell of tomatoes go off.
Set the onion tomato mixture to a plate.
Add back the bay leaf and minced meat, turmeric and salt.
Cover and cook on a low heat till the qeema is soft cooked in its own moisture. If needed sprinkle little water.
Add back the onion tomato mixture. Mix everything well.
Cook covered on a low flame till minced meat and onion tomato mixture blends well. This depends on the quantity of moisture left in the pan. To make dry keema curry, cook tiil all the moisture evaporates.
How to make chicken keema gravy
To make a gravy version of the chicken keema recipe, pour coconut milk or cashew milk and cook till the curry thickens. To make smooth cashew milk, blend cashew nuts with little water.
If using cream, pour the cream in a bowl, add little keema to the cream first. stir it and then add it to the pan. This way it doesn't curdle. Add chopped coriander leaves.Serve with rice or roti, naan