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Keema Chaamp

Keema Chaamp is my favourite dish ……..

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • ½ kg mutton chops
  • ½ kg mincemeat
  • 2 onions sliced
  • 1 large tomato sliced
  • ½ cup oil
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tspn red chilli powder
  • ½ tspn turmeric powder
  • 1 tspn Ayesha’s Kitchen Garam Masala
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbspn ginger garlic paste
  • 1 pc. Black cardamom
  • 1 pc. Cinnamon

FOR GARNISHING

  • Some chopped coriander
  • Some chopped green chillies
  • Some ginger julienne

Procedure:

PRESSURE COOKER COOKING:

-In a pressure cooker, combine meat, chops, water, onion, salt, cardamom, cinnamon and ginger garlic paste. Pressure cook for 20 minutes or 2 whistles until the meat is tender.

-Carefully remove the pressure lid and cook on high heat until the water is dried.

-Add oil, tomatoes and spices and stir cook on medium heat.

-Take it out in a serving dish and garnish with some fresh coriander, ginger julienne and green chillies. Serve hot with homemade chapattis.

NORMAL PAN COOKING:

-In a pan boil the meat with onion, salt, cardamom, cinnamon and ginger garlic paste until the meat is tender and the water is dried.

-Add oil, tomatoes and spices and stir cook on medium heat.

-Take it out in a serving dish and garnish with some fresh coriander, ginger julienne and green chillies. Serve hot with homemade chapattis.

Ayesha's Kitchen

Aalu Gobhi Gosht

Aalu Gobhi Gosht is one of the famous dishes of Pakistani Home Cooking. It is a good way to consume the nutrients of vegetables and protien of meat together. People make it on weekly basis and it is very common in my family …..

Ayesha's kitchen

Ingredients

  • 2 potatoes (diced)
  • ½ kg mutton curry meat
  • ½ cauli flower sliced
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbspn crushed ginger
  • Salt
  • Red chilli powder
  • ½ tspn turmeric
  • 1 tspn Ayesha’s Kitchen special garam masala
  • A bunch of coriander chopped
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • ½ cup oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 green chillies

Procedure:

-In a pressure cooker, combine meat, salt, green chillies, onion, garlic and ginger. Add water and let it cook for 4 whistles. (if NOT using pressure cooker, then boil the meat with all these things until it is tender)

-Very carefully take off the pressure lid and add oil.

-Let the water dry.

-Now add tomatoes, potatoes and cauli flower and mix.

-Simmer with constant stirring.

-Now mix in turmeric, red chilli powder and garam masala.

-Let it cook for 5 minutes.

-Garnish with some fresh coriander and serve hot with chapattis.

Aalu Keema

Aalu Keema is another very special dish of Pakistani home cooking. People love this combination of spicy mincemeat with lovely tender potatoes. Sometimes I think that Pakistani cooking is a bit like Italian cooking, we use mincemeat quite often with a combination of vegetables and chopped tomatoes for the tangy taste. You can add boiled noodles/ spaghetti/ rice to this dish to make Aalu Keema noodles/ spaghetti/ rice, it is also very common in Pakistani  home cooking. This is known to be the best technique in Pakistan to utilize the left overs. Do try this wonderful dish and I am sure you are going to love it …..

ayesha's kitchen

Ingredients:

  • ½ kg to 750 gms mincemeat chicken/ mutton/ beef/ lamb
  • 2 potatoes (peeled and cubed)
  • 2 medium sized onions (sliced)
  • 2 tomatoes (chopped)
  • Green chillies (as you like)
  • Some chopped coriander
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder to taste
  • ½ tspn turmeric
  • 1 tspn garam masala
  • ½ cup oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 big cardamoms
  • 2 cloves
  • A piece of cinnamon
  • 1 tspn ginger (crushed)
  • 1 tspn minced garlic
  • A pinch of fenugreek leaves

Procedure:

-In a deep pan, add water, mincemeat, onion, ginger garlic paste, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves and boil for around 20 minutes on low heat or until the water gets dry.

-Add oil and all the ingredients (except coriander and green chillies) and mix well. When the tomatoes tend to get soft cover the pan and cook on low heat with occasional stirring. Let the tomatoes cook in the moisture of tomatoes. Do not add additional water.

-When the potatoes are tender and it gives a nice cooked look, dish it out and serve hot with hot chapattis and salad.

Aalu Gosht

Aalu Gosht is one of the famous dishes of Pakistan in home cooking. My mum and her mum, both love this dish a lot and that is why they make this dish thrice a week. It is easy to make and the “shorba” (stew) is considered good for heath in Pakistan. Do try this beautiful recipe and enjoy …..

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • ½ kg mutton cutlets/ chops
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tbspn crushed ginger
  • 2 pcs. Of cinnamon
  • 2 small green chillies
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 tspn Ayesha’s Kitchen Special Garam Masala
  • A pinch of methi seeds
  • 2 cardamoms black
  • 2 cloves
  • 4 peppercorns
  • 6 – 8 baby potatoes (halves) or 2 – 4 medium sized potatoes cut into wedges
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 tspn red chilli powder
  • ½ tspn turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch of cumin seeds
  • 4 tbspns coriander (for garnishing)
  • 4 – 6 cup water for Shorba (stew)

Procedure:

-In a deep pan, place meat, onion, cardamom, cloves, methi seeds, green chillies, ginger garlic paste,  cinnamon sticks and water. Boil on low heat until the chops are tender and water is dry.

-Now add all the other things except potatoes, water and coriander.

-Stir fry until the masala is formed.

-Now add potatoes and mix for 2 minutes.

-Simmer and add water for the stew.

-Cook covered on low heat for 15 minutes.

-Add coriander, mix and serve hot with home-made rotis.

NOTE: If you want to make Aalu Gosht with Shorba, add 6 cups or more of water and if you want to make it masala style, add 2 cups of water and do not cook it covered when potatoes are added.

Beef Haandi

Beef handi is a Pakistani dish but you dont find it in restaurants. It is a varition of Chicken Handi and Mutton Handi and you can only try it at home, its lovely and its tasty, do try this and comment……

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg boneless beef cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 big onion sliced
  • 2 tomatoes sliced
  • 2 tbspns yogurt
  • Some salt
  • 1 tbspn ginger paste
  • 1 tbspn garlic paste
  • 1 whole green chilli
  • 1 big cardamom
  • A piece of cinnamon
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 peppercorns
  • A pinch of cumin seeds
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 tspn red chilli powder
  • 1 tspn turmeric
  • 1 tspn cracked black pepper
  • 4 tbspns chopped coriander
  • 2 green chillies sliced
  • A pinch of methi seeds
  • Some lemon slices

Procedure:

-In a deep pot/ pan add meat, water, onion, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, peppercorns, methi seeds, ginger and garlic and put it for a boil for about 10 minutes. Until the water is dry. If the meat is not tender add some more water and let it boil again. Now add oil and other spices with tomatoes and yogurt and mix well.

-Cook covered on low heat.

-When the tomatoes are mixed and a nice masala is formed, take it out in a dish and garnish with some coriander, lemon and green chillies. Serve hot with roti.

Kabab Masala

Kabab Masala is one of the famous dishes in Pakistani Home Cooking. People make them for fancy dinner parties and functions. Do try this and make your day tasty …..

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ingredients:

FOR KABAB

  • 500 gms beef mincemeat
  • Some salt
  • Some red chilli powder
  • 1 tspn garam masala
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • A small piece of ginger
  • ½ cup coriander
  • 2 – 4 green chilllies

FOR MASALA

  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 ½ cup yogurt
  • Some salt
  • Red chilli powder
  • ½ tspn turmeric
  • 1 tspn garam masala
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 peppercorns
  • A cinnamon piece
  • 1 big cardamom
  • 1 green cardamom
  • ½ tspn fenugreek leaves
  • 2 curry leaves
  • 2 green chilllies
  • 2 cups water

Procedure:

-For kabab mincemeat, put all the ingredients given for kabab in a food processor and make nice spicy mincemeat. Shape them like seekh kabab and keep aside until we need it again.

-In a deep vessel, heat oil and fry chopped onion. Take it out when it is red. In the remaining oil add all the spices given for the masala and add mincemeat kababs in it. Don’t mix or stir with a spoon. Shake the vessel and mix.

-Now add water and let it cook for 10 minutes. Do not stir.

-Now mix yogurt with fried onions and introduce it to the masala.

-Cook on high heat for 10 minutes or until the masala of your preferred consistency is formed.

-Serve hot with naan or roti.