Keema Curry

March 9, 2015
Recipe by: Swiss Diamond Japan

When you say "curry" around here, people automatically think you are speaking of Indian food. If this is the first thing that comes to your mind as well, I am here to tell you that not only Indian dishes contain curry. While you may think that curry is a powder or a paste, curry is actually a type of dish that incorporates a complex combination of spices or herbs, usually including fresh or dried hot chilies. Curry dishes can be wet or dry in traditional cuisines and the exact selection of spices is dependent on the regional tradition. 

This recipe comes to us from our Japanese headquarters. Their chef is well-versed in traditional Japanese cuisine and has recommended this Keema Curry dish to all Swiss Diamond recipe readers. Contrary to popular belief, not every curry requires long, slow simmering. This simple curry incorporates fresh vegetables and protein and is sure to be one of your go-to meals; if you want extra heat, choose a medium or hot curry roux. You'll want to serve this one to your friends and family, but do not tell them how easy it is to prepare or you'll be cooking it all the time!


Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Yield: 2 servings
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients

  • 5 oz. ground beef
  • 5 oz. ground pork
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 small potato, diced
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 1 1/2 curry roux
  • 2 tsp. ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 cup cooked rice (steamed)
  • 1 hard-boiled egg
  • salt & pepper to taste
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Directions

  1. Heat a Swiss Diamond Sauté Pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add oil and onion to warm pan. Cook until onion is golden brown.
  3. Add ground meat and sauté for 2 minutes.
  4. Add potatoes and sauté for another 2 minutes.
  5. Add beef stock to pan, cover and simmer until potatoes are tender.
  6. Add curry roux and ketchup. Stir for 1 minute.
  7. Add paprika, salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve over rice and garnish with sliced hard-boiled egg.

If you or your family is vegetarian, simply replace the meat with your favorite protein.