Dum Ka Qeema

A must try smooth textured dum ka Qeema recipe for you. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Chanay (gram) 1 tbs
  • Khashkhash (poppy seeds) 1 tbs
  • Dhania (coriander seeds) 1 tbs
  • Zeera (cumin seeds) 1 tbs
  • Qeema (mince) ½ kg
  • Adrak lehsan paste (ginger garlic paste) 2 tsp
  • Kacha papita (raw papaya paste) 2 tbs
  • Pyaz (onion) fried & crushed ½ cup
  • Dahi (yogurt) ½ cup
  • Lal mirch kuti huee (red chili flakes) 1 tbs or to taste
  • Namak (salt) to taste or 2 tsp
  • Hari mirch (green chilies) crushed 2 tbs
  • Jaifil javitri powder (mace & nutmeg powder) ¼ tsp
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Hari elaichi (green cardamom) 3-4
  • Pani (water) 1 cup or as required
  • Makhan (butter) 1 tbs (optional)
  • Hara dhania (fresh coriander) ½ cup
  • Adrak (ginger) julienne cut 1 tbs


Chopperize Mince with ginger garlic paste and raw papaya into very fine form.

Roast Poppy Seeds, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and Grams in a pan and grind them in fine powder.

Now add ground spices, onions, yogurt, red chili flakes,salt, nutmeg mace powder in mince and mix well and leave for 1-2 hours.

Heat oil in a pan. Add Cardamom and when it splutters, add Mince in the pan. Give it a good mix.

Add water and leave on low medium flame till its smooth.

Once water is dried mix mince well until oil separates from it.

Add butter and give a coal smoke.

Garnish with Coriander, ginger and Serve with Nan or Parathas.

Recipe By: Maria Mubeen

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