Definitions

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  • n. A traditional dish of the Indian subcontinent, typically minced-lamb curry with peas or potatoes and spices, sometimes used as a filling in samosas or naan.

Etymologies

Hindi क़ीमा, Punjabi ਕ਼ੀਮਾ, Urdu قیمہ, Greek  (kima) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the first picture, the keema is the brown stuff on the left.

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  • Even in those parts of des where peculiar means are used to get rid of the dead – the Tibetans, for example, grind up corpses into keema which is fed to the local vultures – it is an act of desperation, in this case a reaction to the unfortunate habit corpses have of refusing to decay at high altitudes.

    Archive 2005-09-01

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  • 'Chicken Tikka Massala, pilau rice, keema nan, Bombay potatoes,' Simon said, holding up the carryout.

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  • The fourth "super hot" level should satisfy most spicy food cravings, especially if you order the Kashmiri chicken or the meaty Lahore mutton keema.

    Stars and Stripes

  • Kyle had 'special keema mutton' for breakfast there (that was when I knew he was feeling better!)

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  • The tawa keema ($8.95), however, is a homey way to enjoy loose ground beef, sort of a sloppy joe for the sub-continent, seasoned with ginger and onions and laced with fresh coriander.

    Baltimore City Paper

  • By the way, let me tell you, he cooked the most amazing dishes like bater, jungle chicken and keema for us on the sets.

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  • And unlike some kababchis who add too much of dal to the meat, the ratio of dal to keema in these kababs was just right.

    The Hindu - Front Page

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