Kachnar Qeema Pide

Recipe Contributed by Made Easy Community Member : ambreen safdar

Meal type: dinner
  • 45-55 min
  • 15-30 min
  • 2
Recipe Cusine:

Fusion recipe


For dough

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour.
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp National Salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm milk or water

For kachnar qeema

  • 200 to 250 gm kachnaar
  • 300 gm chicken minced.
  • 1 tbs oil
  • 1 tsp crushed ginger
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic.
  • 1 large size blended tomato
  • 3 tbs tomato paste
  • 1/2 packet National Chatkhare Dar Sabzi mix
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 medium diced onion
  • National Ketchup for drizzling over pide
  • Some Sesame seeds for garnishing


  • Mix sugar, and yeast in warm milk or water and leave for 6 to 7 minutes.
  • Add all remaining ingredients to flour and mix. Add this mixture to the yeast mixture, knead well, and add water if needed.
  • Knead for 10 minutes at least for good pide, brush with oil and leave for 30 minutes or until it has risen in a warm place. You may cover it with a damp kitchen towel.
  • In a wok, add oil and National Ginger Garlic Paste and sauté for a minute.
  • Add in minced chicken and mix until it changes its color.
  • Now add in blended tomato + onions and National Chatkharedar Sabzi Masala.
  • Mix until the chicken is done and then add tomato paste and kachnar.
  • Mix well and keep on dam on low heat for 5 to 7 minutes only.
  • Then mix for 1 minute and finally turn off the heat once it's done. Keep aside or let it cool for a while.
  • Meanwhile preheat the oven on 230°C 
  • Now divide the dough into two equal parts
  • Make oval-shaped long roti of 1/2 cm thickness. It should not be too thick.
  • Spread qeema kachnar over but leave sides of 1/2 inches empty.
  • Then seal from both edges and turn from middle edges like a boat
  • Brush the edges with oil, drizzle some National Ketchup and Sesame seeds on top and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until crispy and brown edges appear.
  • Enjoy with National Ketchup or National Chili Garlic Sauce.