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      RECIPE TITLE "Beef Keema Recipe"
    Source: Quick from Scratch - One Dish Meals,
    courtesy of Cooking.com

    yieldsServes 4 time--- difficultymoderate

    Although this ground-meat curry is often made with lamb, we've found that the distinctive combination of spices tastes just as good with beef. Serve the thick, chili-like keema with warm naan (Indian flatbread), if available, or pita.

    WINE RECOMMENDATION:
    Whenever there are a lot of elements in a dish, it is best to keep the wine simple. Here, an uncomplicated but fruity Beaujolais will be charming.

      RECIPE INGREDIENTS

    2 tablespoons cooking oil
    1 large onion, chopped
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger
    1 1/2 pounds ground beef
    2 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
    2 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
    1/4 teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper
    1/2 teaspoon turmeric
    1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
    1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    1 pound boiling potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    1 cup plain yogurt
    3/4 cup whole milk
    3/4 cup frozen petite peas
    1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
    1/2 cup chopped cilantro

      RECIPE METHOD

    In a large deep frying pan, heat the oil over moderate heat. Add the onion and cook until starting to soften, about 3 minutes. Stir in the garlic and ginger and cook 1 minute longer. Add the beef and cook until no longer pink, about 3 minutes. Drain off any fat.

    Add the coriander, cumin, pepper, turmeric, cinnamon, and 1 teaspoon of the salt to the pan. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in the potatoes, yogurt, and milk. Bring just to a boil. Cover the pan. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Uncover the pan and simmer for 5 minutes longer.

    Stir in the peas and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Simmer until the peas are just done, about 2 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice and the cilantro.

    Recipe reprinted by permission of Food and Wine. All rights reserved.

      Nutrition Facts
    Serves 4
    Facts per Serving
    Calories: 547 Fat: 25g Carbohydrates: 35g
    Cholesterol: 72mg Sodium: 1103mg Protein: 44g
    Fiber: 4g % Cal. from Fat: 41% % Cal. from Carbs: 26%

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