Nachos are a Mexican snack made with tortilla chips, tomato salsa and cheese that is popular in restaurants across Pakistan. This recipe has a spicy beef mince with sour cream as well. Serve hot after the cheese has melted.

Beef Qeema

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 200 gram beef mince
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 cup coriander
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoon chili garlic sauce
  • Salt & pepper
  • Sour Cream
  • 200 ml cream
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Tortilla Chips

  • Cheese – 150 grams

For the Beef Mince:

  1. Heat oil in a frying pan.
  2. Saute onion till translucent and then add the beef mince.
  3. Cook the meat for 2-3 minutes and then add coriander powder, red chili powder and salt.
  4. Stir well, and then cook till the beef is tender.
  5. Set aside.

For the Salsa:

  1. Place tomatoes, onion, green chilies, coriander, lemon juice and chili garlic sauce in the blender.
  2. Blend till chunky salsa is formed.
  3. Season with salt & pepper.
  4. Set aside.

For the Sour Cream:

  1. Add lemon juice to cream, and let sit for about 10 minutes in the fridge.
  2. Sour cream is ready.

For Assembling the Nachos:

  1. Place tortilla chips at the bottom of the dish.
  2. Top with beef mince, salsa, sour cream and cheese.
  3. Repeat the same step, ending with grated cheese.
  4. Bake for about 10 minutes in a pre-heated oven at 180 C till cheese is melted.
  5. Serve hot.
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