Kheema Chawal

Kheema Chawal

Another recipe that I make pretty often is Kheema Chawal. Looks like some effort went into it but its actually such a quick easy recipe. Perfect to impress guests who turn up on short notice.



1 big cup basmati rice
400 gms kheema
4 baby potatoes peeled and halved
3 laung
6 peppercorns
1″ dalchini
1 tej patta
2 big sliced onions
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 tsp red chilli powder
3/4 tsp haldi
1 tsp garam masala
4 tbsp fresh chopped coriander
10-12 pudina leaves


  1. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker
  2. Add laung, peppercorn, dal chini and tej patta. Fry
  3. Add sliced onion and fry till light brown
  4. Add ginger garlic paste. Fry for 1 min
  5. Add kheema, potatoes and all the masala. Fry well till it leaves oil
  6. Add washed rice, dhania and mint. Fry some more
  7. Add 2 cups water and salt
  8. Close cooker and give 2 whistles. Remove from fire and fluff rice when pressure drops.