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Instant Pot Keema - Keema Bell Pepper

Want a quick recipe to prepare for your friends? This Instant Pot Keema - Keema Bell Pepper is perfect for you! Made with ground chicken, this recipe is packed with mouthwatering flavors. Perfect as a side dish paired with rice or naan.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine India, Indian
Servings 4




  • Rinse and finely chop the onions, tomatoes, and cilantro.
  • Rinse, and dice the bell-peppers to 3-inch cubes.


  • Select sauté on the instant pot and adjust to normal. Add oil to the pot. Add cumin seeds and bay leaves and let them sauté for 30 seconds.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste, mix well.
  • Add in onion and sauté for about a minute. Furthermore, add the ground chicken and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Keep stirring intermittently.  Next add in the salt and spices (ground turmeric, ground cumin, Kashmiri Chili powder, Garam masala, and ground coriander).
  • Stir well. Next add in the tomatoes and sauté for about 2 to 3 minutes. Moreover, keep stirring intermittently. Further add in the bell peppers and ¼ cup water. Press cancel. Secure the lid on and select manual/high pressure for 8 minutes.
  • When done quick release the pressure. If there is some liquid select saute and let it dry out. Finally, garnish with cilantro. Then, transfer to a serving bowl. Serve with rice, tortillas or naan (Indian flat-bread).
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