Chicken Keema Bhurji
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4 servings
  • Chicken keema – 300 gms
  • Onion – 2, medium, chopped very finely
  • Garlic – 7-8 cloves, minced and 2-3 cloves, whole
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Red chili powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp
  • Green chili – 1, chopped
  • Tomato – 1 small, finely chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves – 1 cup, chopped
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste
  1. Marinade the chicken mince with ¼ tsp salt and a pinch of turmeric and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan. When hot, add 2-3 whole garlic cloves and saute for a minute on medium-low flame.
  3. Add the chopped onion and green chili. Saute on low to medium heat for 5-7 mins until the onion turns pink/red.
  4. Add ginger paste and minced garlic.When thoroughly fried, add the chopped tomato and put the frying pan on medium to high heat. Saute until the pulp of tomato is dried up.
  5. Add the chicken mince now and saute on medium heat till the chicken is tender.
  6. Now add the spices – turmeric powder, red chili powder and garam masala. Splash a handful of water so that the spices don't burn. Add salt to taste and mix well.
  7. Cover it for 5-10 minutes till the chicken is totally cooked. Uncover and add coriander leaves. Mix well.
  8. Check the tenderness of the chicken, it should be completely white and cooked through. Drizzle few drops of lemon juice and serve your chicken keema bhurji immediately. Enjoy!
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