Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Potato and Brussel Sprout Masala

Potato and Brussel Sprout Masala

6 large potatoes
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp turmeric powder

250g brussel sprouts, sliced
2 banana shallots, sliced thinly
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp urad dhal
2 green chillies, sliced lengthways
a handful curry leaves
juice from 1/2 lemon 

Boil the potatoes in salted water until just tender, then drain well.
Peel and cut the potatoes into bite-sized chunks.
Heat the oil in a heavy-based saucepan, add the potatoes and fry for 5 minutes.
Add the turmeric and salt, if needed.
Fry for 1 minute. 
Remove from heat and set aside.

Using the same pan, heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil.
Add the mustard seeds and urad dhal then shallots and stir.
Fry for about 5 minutes until softened and lightly golden.
Add the green chillies, curry leaves and brussel sprouts.
Fry for about 5 minutes, adding a splash of water 
if anything catches on the bottom of the pan.
Add the fried potatoes and lemon juice and cook for a further 3 minutes.
Taste and add a little more salt or lemon juice if needed.


  1. This looks yummy... Since I moved back to Mersing, brussel sprout, artichoke, even heavy cream is nowhere to be found. Have to be contented with the beautiful photos here..

    1. sedihnya, especially since you're a foodie ☹

  2. Salam.. looks delicious..like kailan taste. But...wait til the sulphuric gas being release...

    1. hahaha... betul sangat, It's not a date food ☺