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South Asian-Style Ground Beef (Keema)

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars
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"Simple desi (South Asian) recipe."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 280
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Melt butter in a large wok or skillet over high heat; saute onions and garlic until onions are almost transparent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Combine curry powder, salt, turmeric, cayenne pepper, black pepper, ginger, and cinnamon in a bowl.
  3. Stir ground beef into onion mixture and cook, breaking beef into small crumbles, until beef is cooked through and browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Add curry mixture to ground beef mixture and stir well.
  4. Mix potatoes and tomatoes into ground beef mixture, reduce heat to medium, cover wok, and cook until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Oil can be substituted for the butter.
  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 280 calories; 16.1 19.2 15 57 1049 Full nutrition

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Delicious and simple to make. As others did, I browned the onions and garlic with the ground chuck to save a step. Used a can of diced tomatoes; omitted the cayenne pepper because we don't like ...

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Was so spicy that nobody could even eat it and we are fond of spicy food. I really should have known better after looking at the ingredients and the amounts. Nobody to blame but myself on this...

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Delicious and simple to make. As others did, I browned the onions and garlic with the ground chuck to save a step. Used a can of diced tomatoes; omitted the cayenne pepper because we don't like ...

Love how spicy it is. I followed the recipe as written, except instead of potatoes I used garbanzo beans. Had no potatoes on hand. Definitely a keeper.

We loved it. The only thing I would change about the recipe is simply to state in the instructions that the burner should NOT be on HIGH when melting the butter. New cooks may not the realize th...

Made it pretty much as written, just substituted canned diced tomatoes for the actual tomatoes and garam masala for the curry powder. Tasted great with rice - will definitely make it again!

Was so spicy that nobody could even eat it and we are fond of spicy food. I really should have known better after looking at the ingredients and the amounts. Nobody to blame but myself on this...

It was too spicy! And I'm Indian!

Vegetarian version! I used Asian Ground round, white and sweet potatoes, kale and lentils and 1 cup vegetable stock! Delicious!! Definitely make it again!

We loved it. I did use chilli powder instead of cayenne pepper to tone done the spice. Used ghee instead of butter. Also eliminated the potatoes and added some keto friendly mixed vegetables. Se...

My husband did not stop raving about this dish and told his colleagues at work about it the next day. That's a big win, in my estimation. It is delicious and quite easy to make. I made only m...