Egg keema

Wants to try Egg keema home cooking

Keema (aka kheema or qeema) is traditionally a flavorful minced meat (beef or lamb) dish said to have originated in Persia but extremely popular in the Indian sub-continent. Try this great variation to the classic recipe using Hard Boiled Eggs – a perfect protein-packed delight for vegetarians who eat eggs, egg keema recipe.

Ingredients For Egg Keema:

  1. Oil – 2 Tbsp
  2. Bay Leaf – 1
  3. Cinnamon Stick – 1-inch piece
  4. Black Cardamom – 1
  5. Green Cardamom – 2
  6. Whole Cloves – 2
  7. Onion – 1 large, finely chopped
  8. Ginger – 2 tsp, minced
  9. Garlic – 2 tsp, minced
  10. Green Chilies – to taste, finely chopped
  11. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
  12. Red Chili Powder – to taste
  13. Salt – to taste
  14. Coriander Powder – 2 tsp
  15. Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
  16. Tomatoes – 2 large, pureed
  17. Hard Boiled Eggs – 6, peeled and grated
  18. Frozen Green Peas – 1/2 cup
  19. Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp
  20. Water – 1/2 cup or little more
  21. Cilantro – finely chopped for garnishing

How to make Egg Keema

  1. Heat Oil in a medium non-stick pan on medium heat.
  2. Add Bay Leaf, Cinnamon Stick, Black Cardamom, Green Cardamom and Whole Cloves. Stir for 30 seconds.
  3. Add Onions and a little salt, mix well, cover and cook for about 15 minutes stirring frequently.
  4. Add Ginger and Garlic, mix well and cook uncovered for another 5 minutes until Onions turn brown and oil starts to separate from the mixture.
  5. Add Green Chilies and Tomatoes, mix well, cover and cook for about 10 minutes. Be sure to stir a few times in between.
  6. Remove cover and continue to cook until oil starts to separate from the mixture again.
  7. Add Red Chili Powder, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder and Cumin Powder. Mix well.
  8. Add grated hard-boiled eggs, salt, and a little water and mix well.
  9. Add Green Peas (cooked in the microwave for 1 minute with a little water) and Garam Masala and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  10. Garnish with fresh Cilantro.

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