Vegan Keema

November 26, 2018

Keema is normally ground meat and the dish is pretty popular in India. We tried to make the same with vegetables and it turned out great. So, here's the recipe!

Vegan Keema

  • Vegan | Gluten-Free | Refined Sugar-Free | Nut-Free

Prep Time : 15 mins

Cook Time : 20-25 mins

Total Time : 35 mins

Yield : 2 servings


1 medium Onion ( chopped )

1 Roma Tomato  ( chopped )

1 cup Chopped Beans

1/2 cup Lima Beans ( or green peas )

1 1/2 cup chopped Cauliflower

1-2 tbsp Cooking Oil

Pepper or Chilli Powder


Garam Masala ( optional )

1/2 cup Cilantro

2 cloves garlic

1 tbsp Cumin Seeds


  • In a frying pan, add oil, once oil is hot, add cumin seeds, minced garlic and saute for few seconds.

  • Now add chopped onions and saute till onions turn golden brown in color. 

  • Add chopped tomato ( remove seeds from tomato ) and cook on medium flame for 2 mins.

  • Add, salt, pepper and garam masala and cook for 2 more minutes. Now add chopped beans, lima beans and cook for 2-3 mins. Stir in between. 

  • Now add chopped cauliflower ( finely chopped, if possible use food processor ), mix well and cook for 3-4 mins on medium flame. 

  • When cauliflower is almost cooked, add cilantro and cook for 2 mins on low flame. 

  • Turn off the heat and serve warm! Have with rice or quinoa.

VARIATION : Add any vegetables of choice. Can add mashed tofu for extra protein. Try adding ginger & garlic paste instead of just garlic to improve the taste.

STORAGE : store in an air tight container in refrigerator for 2-3 days. 

So how do you like it?? Let me know in the comments below and follow us @theguccha on the gram for more updates and video recipes!

Until next time,



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