Brain Masala Recipe


1 cow or 4 goat brain
½ tsp. turmeric (Haldi) powder
¾ tsp. salt
1 medium sized onion sliced
3 tbs. oil
½ tsp. chili (Lal Mirch) powder
½ tsp. garlic (Lehsan) paste
½ tsp. ginger (Adrak) paste
2 tbs. yogurt
½ tsp. garam masala powder
4 tbs. Chopped fresh coriander (Dhaniya) leaves and slices of ginger (Adrak) for garnish


First boil the Brain with ½ tsp of salt and 1/8 tsp of Turmeric (Haldi) till it becomes firm. Drain, clean, de-vein and cut into coarse pieces.
In a pot take the oil and sauté the onion till light brown.
Add the remaining ¼ tsp. salt, chili powder, Turmeric (Haldi), Ginger (Adrak) paste, Garlic (Lehsan) paste and yogurt and mix well.
Add the Brain pieces, cover and cook on medium heat till it are cooked and the oil rises above the spices. Sprinkle garam masala powder.
Garnish with fresh chopped Coriander (Dhaniya) leaves and Ginger (Adrak).
Serve hot with naan.

Serving: 2 to 3 persons.