Lamb Kheema (Minced Lamb Curry)

When you are in the mood for something familiar but also want to try something new, then why not make some LAMB KHEEMA.

Lamb Kheema is a minced lamb and potato curry consisting of the same spices as the Chicken Kheema dish while invoking the richer flavors of lamb to create a different and delicious experience.

Lamb Kheema (Minced Lamb Curry)


1 lb Lamb, minced

1 tbs Ghee

1 Bay Leaf

1 inch of Cinnamon

1 Anise Flower

4-6 Whole cloves

1  tsp Dhana-Jeeru (ground coriander-cumin)

½ tsp Chili Powder

½ tsp Turmeric

½ tsp Curry Powder

1  tsp Garam Masala

Salt to taste

1 small Onion, Diced

¼ cup tomato sauce

1 medium potato, quartered

[1 tbs Green masala ***


4 large Garlic Cloves, Minced

1½ inch Ginger, Minced

1-2 Serrano Pepper, minced]

¼ cup Water

Cilantro for garnish


  1. In a medium sized pot heat up ghee and add Bay leaf, cinnamon, anise flower, and whole clove to TEMPER.
  2. Once whole spices are aromatic, add the diced onion, and cook on medium heat, until onions have softened.
  3. Add the minced lamb and stir with a flat spatula until the meat starts crumbling and goes from pink to white.
  4. Add green masala or the garlic-ginger-serrano pepper mixture and tomato sauce. Give a nice stir.
  5. Add spices dhana-jeeru, chili powder, turmeric, curry powder, and salt. Give it a mix.
  6. Add potatoes and a bit of water just to cover most of the meat.
  7. Bring to a boil, slow to a simmer, and cook for 12-15 minutes. 
  8. Season with garam masala and cilantro. Give it a mix and ENJOY with rice or roti!

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