*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
            Ground Chicken or Turkey with Peas (Murghi ka keema)
 
 Recipe By     : Madhur Jaffrey’s Quick & Easy Indian Cooking
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:30
 Categories    : Main courses, poultry*           Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan*
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3      tablespoons   vegetable oil
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    1      1            stick cinnamon
    4                    cardamom pods
    2                    bay leaves
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    1      small         onion -- chopped (~4oz)
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    3      cloves        garlic -- finely chopped
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    2      teaspoons     peeled, finely grated fresh ginger
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    1 1/2  pounds        ground chicken or turkey
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    6      -7 oz         fresh or frozen peas -- lightly cooked
      1/4  teaspoon      ground turmeric
    1      teaspoon      garam masala
      1/4  teaspoon      cayenne
      1/2  -3/4 tsp      salt
    2      tablespoons   fresh lemon juice
                         freshly ground pepper
 
 Put the oil in a wide pan and set over medium-high heat.
 When the oil is hot, put in the cinnamon, cardamom, and bay leaves.
 Stir for a few seconds.
 Put in the onion.
 Stir and fry until the onion pieces turn brown at the edges.
 Put in the garlic and stir for a few seconds.
 Put in the ginger and stir for another few seconds.
 Now put in the chicken (or turkey).
 Stir and fry until all the lumps are broken up.
 Now put in all the remaining ingredients.
 Stir to mix and cook for another 2-3min, stirring as you do so.
 Note: The whole spices - bay leaves, cinnamon stick, and cardamom pods - are no
 t
 meant to be eaten.
 Serves 3-4
 
 [This was tasty, but not spicy-hot. More garam masala and cayenne might be good
 .]
 
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