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Chicken Kheema Recipe

Chicken Kheema is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Monday, 20 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Simmer Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 3
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Chicken Kheema is the ultimate side dish for chicken lovers. This non vegetarian dish is popularly available in various dhabas across India.

This dish involves mincing of the chicken to form kheema and simmered with spice mix to form this delectable delight. An easy to made side dish, this one needs cooking of chicken in minced form with herbs and spices along with tomato and onion.

You can learn how to make it at home by following our step by step guide below. Relish it with hot pav or bun and let your tatse buds do the talking.


  • 250g - minced Chicken (cleaned and washed well)
  • 1 - Onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 - Tomato (finely chopped)
  • 2 - big Green chillies (slit)
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 2 tbsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp - coriander and Mint leaves (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • a pinch - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - roasted coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Lime juice
  • How to Make Chicken Kheema:

    1. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a nonstick kadai or pan and saute the onions on a low flame till golden.
    2. Add the ginger-garlic paste and tomatoes. Mix well.
    3. Add all the dry masalas and saute on a low flame till the oil separates.
    4. Add the minced chicken and cook on low flame for about 45 minutes.
    5. Add mint and coriander leaves, green chillies, and lime juice.
    6. Mix well and simmer for 10 minutes.
    7. Serve hot with pao (bun).


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