Kheema - One pot recipe perfect for stuffing

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Jan. 18, 2024

This one pot filling starts with caramelized onions that are ground. Its added to a pan with other ingredients and spices. Meat is cooked inside the spice mixture and water and once cooked and dry, peas and coriander are added. This is a great filling for Pan rolls, potato chops, samosas, patties and more. Its also great on its own!


2 cups sliced Onions
2 green Chillies
2 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste
3 small Tomatoes finely chopped
1 tsp Chilli powder
1 tsp Garam Masala
1 tsp Cumin powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric
2 cups water
Salt to taste
1 tbsp crushed Pepper
2 cups Water
1 kg or 2.2 lbs ground beef
1 cup frozen Peas
1 cup chopped Coriander


- Saute the Onions till golden brown and then transfer it to a grinding jar – allow the onion to cool and then grind to a paste

- Add the pureed onion back into the pan.

- Add the Chillies, Ginger & Garlic paste and Tomatoes.

- Add the spices and saute everything together.

- Add the water & salt to taste.

- Add the crushed Pepper.

- Allow everything to boil together.

- Add the meat and break up the lumps with the back of your spoon.

- Cook the meat till all the water evaporates about 40 mins.

- Add frozen peas.

- Add the chopped Coriander and allow to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 4