How to make Jowar Keema Khichdi -

Keema and jowar combine well to make a delightful khichdi.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Sorghum (jowar), Minced mutton (keema)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

You can also find more Main Course Mutton recipes like Masoor Dal Keema Masalewale Chaampan Dal Keema Mutton Korma Pot Pie - SK Khazana

Jowar Keema Khichdi

Jowar Keema Khichdi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Jowar Keema Khichdi Recipe

  • Sorghum (jowar) soaked overnight 1 cup

  • Minced mutton (keema) 200 grams

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon stick 1 inch

  • Black cardamom 1

  • Green cardamoms 2

  • Black peppercorns 8-10

  • Cloves 5-6

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Green chillies chopped 3

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Garam masala powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Pure ghee 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cinnamon, black cardamom, green cardamoms, black peppercorns, cloves, caraway seeds and saute till fragrant. Slice onions and add and saute for 2 minutes.

Step 2

Drain and add sorghum and saute for 2 minutes. Add green chillies, red chilli powder, garlic paste and ginger paste and mix. Add 5 cups of water and let it come to a boil. Add salt and minced mutton and mix well.

Step 3

Add coriander leaves and garam masala powder and mix. Cover the cooker and cook under pressure till 8 whistles are given out. Let it remain in the cooker till pressure reduces completely.

Step 4

Drizzle pure ghee and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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