Sunday, September 26, 2010

Turkey Keema

Heres another lovely Indian dish low in fat and high in flavor!, its been on Chow and Chatter before but it doesn't hurt to share it again. 


  • one park of turkey
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 2 green chilis' chopped
  • ginger/garlic paste
  • mustard seeds, coriander seeds and a few cumin seeds
  • salt to taste
  • curry leaves
  • 3 small cooked potatoes (I boil separately and then add them)
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • one spoon garam masala
  • and one homemade masala from Amma or a general masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 3 chopped tomatoes

  1. pop the mustard seeds in hot canola oil, add the curry leaves green chili, coriander seeds and cumin for 2 minutes
  2. add the onion, ginger/garlic paste and turkey and brown for 8 minutes
  3. then add tomatoes, turmeric and masala powders, salt to taste, cooked potatoes and peas and simmer slowly for 20 minutes.

Enjoy ;-)

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  1. Nope, doesn't hurt to share good food anytime!

  2. I call that real comfort food! Bring on the rice!

  3. I don't mind to have double portions of this Turkey Keema :)

  4. Lovely recipe,would love to use chicken in it...

  5. I need more of this..warming in this cold weather.

  6. best to serve this with a plate of steamed rice, look yummy!

  7. Rebecca- This looks amazing and the curry leaves...I really need to look for those!

  8. You're killing me with all this yummy Indian food, Rebecca!! haha, I'm gonna need to get some of it soon!

  9. Healthy curry indeed. Love your recipes and cooking tips always :)

  10. I make a lot of turkey Keema. This one is gonna be my next. Thanks for posting :)

  11. You know I've been craving Indian food for the past several weeks. Looks really tempting right now. That plus a nice bog scoop of rice. :)

  12. Este plato se ve delicioso. Me lo anoto.


  13. I had never heard of kheema until about a month ago and now I am seeing it everywhere. I'm taking it as a sign that I should make this awesome dish!

  14. Looks like some serious comfort the flavors :)

  15. Belinda: thanks smiles
    3 hungry tummies i bet yours rocks
    Anncoo he he sure thing
    Sushma any meat works
    Mary oh for sure my folks tell me their heating is on
    Sonia for sure
    Kim oh hope you find some
    Victoria lexington ave!
    the lacquer spoon oh your are too kind
    Jhonny hope u like it
    Jenn oh you need to get you some
    Jose thanks
    Joanne looking forward to seeing yours
    magic of spice thanks

  16. was awesome even without Amma's magic powder :)

  17. Kheema is certainly an Indian favourite. But we dont get turkey here . lol!

  18. Jhonny he he so pleased u liked it
    Shirley lamb, or chicken would be fab too



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