Chicken Keema

4.20 from 5 votes

Keema is a dish made from minced meat. The minced meat are cooked with flavorful aromatic spices with mild hotness. This recipe is a dry version. It is a popular aromatic and delicious dish.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 3


  • Chicken - 300 grams minced
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Bay leaf - 1 nos
  • Cinnamon - 1 stick
  • cloves - 2
  • Cardomom - 2
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Onion - 1 large chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Green chilly - 3 chopped
  • Tomato - 1 chopped finely
  • Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  • Chilly powder - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tbsp
  • Meat masala powder - 1 tsp optional
  • Mint leaves - 8-10
  • Salt
  • Coriander leaves a handful finely chopped
  • Water as required


  • Heat oil in a pan, add in bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, Cardamon and cumin seeds and let it crackle.
  • Add in onions, green chillies, salt and saute till onion turns soft. Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
  • Add in spice powders, mix well and saute for a min. Add in tomatoes and cook till mushy.
  • Add in chicken and mint leaves and toss nicely the minced chicken and the masalas.
  • Cook till chicken is cooked completely which will take around 15-20 mins in low medium heat. Sprinkle little water at a time if required while cooking the chicken.

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Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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