Sikander's "Kima" With Basmati....Typical Pakistani

Ready Cooked "Kima".
Sikander is a good friend of mine and is from Pakistan. We met in Egypt while I was stationed there. The excellent assistant I had, Salwa, a woman, and he, hit it off, fell in love and got married. So I was left without. About 30 years later we met again through Facebook. He continues to live in Egypt, still married to her, and I ended up in Athens (God knows why).  We talk and exchange recipes on Skype. Today's recipe is his "Kima" . For those who know Greek will guess what it is...but for everybody else...

it is ground beef made the Pakistani way.
You will need:
Serves 6
-  1.2 kg Ground Beef.
-  2-3 big onions.
-  6 cloves of garlic passed through the press.
-  ½ tsp. each of  Turmeric, Cinnamon,  one pod of Black Cardamom, dry powdered Coriander, Cumin, powder, and All Spice.
-  Butter ghee.
-  4 tomatoes chopped.
-  1 Green hot chili.
-  ½ kg of fine green sweet peas.
-  Cooked Basmati.
-  Melt butter ghee on high heat, stir fry onions till they are completely soft.
-  Add garlic and stir slightly.
-  Add ground meat stir fry till color changes to brown.
-  Add all the spices. Mix and stir.
-  Add the chopped tomatoes.
-  Add chopped chilies.
-  Reduce heat add the peas and simmer for 20 minutes till peas are cooked.
Serve with Basmati rice or Chapatis.
Bon Appétit,


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