Pakistani Kima Recipe - One Pan 30 Minutes or less
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Pakistani Kima Recipe

An easy one-pan skillet meal with delicious flavor and aroma. Kids love this!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Pakistani
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 237kcal
Author: Katie Wells



  • Dice the onion.
  • In a large skillet, melt the butter or coconut oil and add diced onion. 
  • Cook three minutes or until starting to become translucent.
  • Add the ground beef, curry powder, salt, pepper, garlic powder, cinnamon, ginger, and turmeric and cook until the meat is browned. 
  • While the meat is cooking, peel and dice the sweet potatoes into small pieces and set aside.
  • Once meat is cooked, drain and add the diced tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and green beans.
  • Cover and simmer 20 minutes or until the sweet potatoes have softened. Check after ten minutes and add a couple tablespoons of water or chicken broth if needed.
  • Serve warm and enjoy!


Try making an omelette with the leftovers!


Serving: 2cups | Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 605mg | Potassium: 696mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 990IU | Vitamin C: 17.6mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 4.1mg