Aromatic Masala Mince Aromatic Masala Mince

Aromatic Masala Mince

A speedy Indian recipe with beef or lamb mince, garam masala spice, chopped tomatoes, onion, garlic, ginger, chilli, chopped tomatoes and freshly chopped coriander Great for a mid week supper dish

prep time
10 mins

cook time
35 minutes

4 people


  • 450g/1lb lean beef mince
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1 x 2.5cm/1inch piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 x 425g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1-2 green chillies, deseeded and finely chopped
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 10ml/2tsp garam masala
  • 2 handfuls freshly chopped coriander


  1. Heat a large, shallow, non-stick frying pan until hot and cook the mince, onion, garlic and ginger for 5-7 minutes.
  2. Reduce the heat and add the tomatoes, chillies, seasoning, garam masala and half the coriander.
  3. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Garnish with the remaining coriander and serve with plain basmati rice, poppadums and a cucumber raita, or a selection of relishes.