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Turkey Keema Recipe

Have you ever wondered how to make lean turkey taste good? Which isn't too dry or bland? Give this lean turkey keema recipe a go and you will be amazed!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 234 kcal


To create 3-4 servings you will need:

  • 500 g Turkey Mince low fat
  • 1 tsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 3 Bay Leaves
  • 6 Green Cardamom crushed
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 2 Green Chilli
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 tsp Ground Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 200 g Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 cup Frozen Peas
  • 1 tsp Salt to taste


  • In a large pan, add the oil to medium-high heat.
  • Add the cumin seeds, bay leaves, and crushed green cardamon. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the onions, garlic, ginger paste, and green chilies. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the turkey mince and stir.
  • Add the ground spices: garam masala, cumin, turmeric, red chili, and ground coriander.
  • Continue to stir and add chopped tomatoes.
  • Add frozen peas and water.
  • Cover for low heat for 20 minutes.
  • Set on medium heat and cook for another 5 minutes.



  • For your meal prep, refrigerate and consume within four days.
  • Keema is supposed to be dry and eaten with a naan bread or flat bread. It can also be used as a filling for a samosa or naan bread.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 234kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 28gFat: 8.8gSaturated Fat: 2.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 140.1mgFiber: 2.8gSugar: 6.1g
Keyword Ground Turkey Keema Matar, Ground Turkey Spicy Mince, Turkey Keema
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