Minced Meat Curry (Keema Bafat)
This recipe and others can be found in the 12-part illustrated series "A World of Curries". You can read all about this unique Indian flavor here.
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon ghee, recipe here
1 large onion, chopped
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 1-inch piece ginger, minced
1 tablespoon bafat, Hurry Curry, recipe here
1 pound minced beef or lamb
Salt to taste
1/4 cup cilantro or mint leaves
In a skillet, heat the oil for 1 minute, add the ghee and the onion and cook over medium heat until the onions wilt, about 1 minute. Add the garlic and ginger and fry the mixture for 1 minute. Add the bafat powder, lower the heat, and simmer for 1 minute.
Add the minced meat, mix well, and cook for 20 minutes over low heat. Sprinkle with cold water from time to time. Add the salt and stir. Garnish with the cilantro or mint leaves.