Indian mince

P1040229Superbly simple to make but packed with flavour, this Indian mince recipe is great for an easy family meal.

If serving with naan, a greatĀ spelt naan bread recipe can be found here.

Indian mince

Superbly simple to make but packed with flavour, this Indian mince recipe is great for an easy family meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Kate

Ingredients

  • 10 cm leek finely sliced
  • 300 g turkey mince
  • 1 1/2 tbsp homemade curry powder (ayurvedapractice.com/homemade-curry-powder) OR the following spices:
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • Ā½ tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seed
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 100 g split yellow mung or red lentils
  • 700 ml hot chicken stock
  • 1 handful coriander leaves optional
  • 100-200 g peas optional

Instructions

  • In a non-stick frying pan, dry-fry leek and mince over a high heat for 2 mins, breaking up the mince as you go.
  • Stir in the curry powder (or individual spices) and lentils, pour in stock, then fiercely simmer for 10 mins (red lentils) or 25 mins (mung).
  • Five mins before end, add the peas if using or just have steamed veg on the side.
  • Sprinkle with fresh coriander leaves and serve with basmati rice or homemade spelt naan.

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