Oct 9, 2015

Quick Chicken Keema Matar Recipe - Stir Fried Minced Chicken with Green Peas

I made this for lunch oneday as a quick sidedish for rasam rice. I had some leftover and used that to make a baked chicken samosa, will be sharing it soon. This recipe is easy to make and you can either make it gravy or dry as you like..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 25 to 35 mins
Serves: 4


Oil - 2 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1.5 tsp
Onion - 1 large chopped finely
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
Green Chillies - 2 chopped finely
Tomatoes - 2 large chopped finely or pureed
Green Peas - 1.5 cup ( I used frozen)
Minced Chicken - 500 grams
Chilli powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 1.5 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi  - 1 tsp
Cumin Powder / Jeera Powder - 1.5 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves a handful finely chopped
Water if needed


Heat oil in a pan, add in cumin and let it sizzle.

Add in onions, chillies and salt. Saute till golden.

Add in ginger garlic paste and cook for couple of mins.

Add in spice powders and mix well.

Add in tomatoes and cook till mushy.

Add in chicken and keep frying to break them up.

Now cook this for 8 to 10 mins till chicken is done.

Now add in peas and cook for couple of mins.

Add in coriander leaves and serve.

Take all your ingredients

Heat little oil in a pan, add in cumin seeds

let them sizzle

add in chopped onions and chillies

season with salt

mix well

add in some ginger garlic paste

mix that well

now add in all the spice powders

mix well

add in tomato puree..You can add chopped tomatoes as well

cook till oil leaves the sides

add in minced chicken or chicken keema

stir that with the masala

you have to cook this till chicken is done..
It will take around 8 to 10 mins..
I made it dry, if you want gravy, add little water at this stage

now add in peas

toss well and cook for few more mins..
Add coriander leaves and mix well



  1. I am planning on making this soon Thanks..how do you wash your mince . ..??

  2. @Mahekput it in a fine mesh sieve and wash

  3. very easy and very tastee....


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