Monday, March 29, 2010

Kathy Gori rocks! and so does her Kheema

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My blogging pal Kathy Gori posted this recipe. She is the queen of Indian food and man did she come through on this one! Of course anything with lamb is a good thing (especially because I have a boatload of lamb in the freezer) and this one did not disappoint. It is easy and now one of my new favorites.

So simple to make.

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Since it was raining AGAIN we cooked these up on our griddle.


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Would have love to do them on the grill but next time. I can't imagine them tasting any better than the did anyhow.

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I made a simple raita to go with it.

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and we were ready to eat!

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I will post the recipe here but go check out Kathy's blog for amazing Indian food recipes!


Kheema (Lamb patties)
Ingredients

1/2 cup fine chopped onion

1 teaspoon minced ginger

1 teaspoon ground coriander

1/4 teaspoon cayenne

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup plain yogurt

1 teaspoon rice vinegar

1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro

1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mint.

1 lb of ground lamb

Directions:

1. Mix Together
1/2 cup fine chopped onion

2. mix in 1 teaspoon minced ginger

3, Add 1 teaspoon ground coriander

4. Add 1/4 teaspoon cayenne

5. Add 1 teaspoon salt

6. Add 1/4 cup plain yogurt

7 Add 1 teaspoon rice vinegar

8. Finally toss in 1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro and 1/4 finely chopped fresh mint.

9. Add 1 lb of ground lamb

10. Mix all of this together ..almost like you're making meatloaf, mix till it's smooth.

11. Place in in a covered bowl in the fridge to set a bit. Make sure you take it out 1/2 hour before you're going to cook it.

12. make patties of the meat and grill it...either in a pan or on the barbecue.

Kheema are good stuffed in pita bread or on a bun, molded like meatballs on skewers or as I mentioned before in chapatis or naan bread now that I think of it.

5 comments:

  1. Kathy is the queen of Indian food! Your lamb patties look and sound wonderful Janis. One of these days I'm going to have to try these.

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  2. My best friend's mom makes amazing kheema and I invite myself over every time I know she is making it. :) I have no shame! This looks like a fantastic version! Bravo!

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  3. These sound tasty! I love lamb in any form, but this is a flavorful way to enjoy it!

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