Tandoori Qeema

Easy Tandoori Qeema

Tandoori Qeema is one of delightful dish made with marinade mince. Smoke of coal enhance the taste. I just love it. This is a perfect dish to serve guests with boiled eggs.

Tandoori Qeema Recipe

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Serves: 4


  • Mince ½ kg
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Tomato 2 (sliced)
  • Salt 1 tsp or to taste
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Crushed red chili ½ tsp (optional)
  • Turmeric ¼ tsp
  • Cumin powder ½ tsp
  • Dry coriander powder ½ tsp
  • Green chilies 4 (chopped)
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Onion 2 (sliced)
  • Green chili, ginger and green coriander for garnish
  • Coal for smoke


  1. Put mince, ginger garlic paste, yogurt, tomato, salt, red chili powder, crushed red chili, turmeric, cumin powder, coriander powder and green chili in a bowl. Mix everything and leave for marinade about 2 hours (or depends on time you have).
  2. Heat oil in cooking pan and fry onion until soft and lightly pink.
  3. Add marinade mince, cook for 2-3 minutes. Cover and cook until mince tender (add water if required).
  4. When water dries and oil comes on top. Turn off the fire. Keep a piece of foil/bread on mince and place a burnt coal on it, drop oil; immediately cover for about 10 minutes. *See note.
  5. Discard foil and coal. Garnish with green chili, ginger and green coriander; serve with paratha, roti or naan.
How to burn the coal: Place a coal on stove fire for 8-10 minutes then use it for smoke.

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