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Brussels sprouts are leafy green buds which looks like miniature of cabbage. They are rich in Folic acid, Dietary fiber, Vitamin A and Vitamin C. Brussels sprouts usually grow during winter and so they always have a special part in holiday recipes in the form of salads, Stir-fry and roasted. Coming to cooking Brussels sprouts in indian style, Its always delicious when made as a gravy and can be served with any type of indian bread or rice. The purpose of making it as a gravy is to avoid the distinctive smell which most of us feel unpleasant. I'm sending this recipe to Vegan Ventures, Round 2 hosted by Suganya of Tasty palettes.


Ingredients:
  • Brussels sprouts : 8-10 buds
  • Red or yellow Onion: 1 finely chopped
  • Tomatoes: 2
  • Cashews: 1 tbsp
  • Red chillies: 2 or 3 (big ones)
  • Cardamom: 2 crushed
  • Cloves: 2
  • Bay leaf: 1
  • Fennel seeds: 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tsp
  • Everest Sabji Masala: 1 tsp (or garam masala)
  • Salt as required
  • Sugar: 1/2 tsp
  • Corriander leaves for garnishing

How to make it:

Wash the Brussels sprouts in running water and slit open the bulb ends like "X". This helps in steaming the bulbs evenly. Steam the Brussels sprouts for about 7 minutes in a idli cooker until half done. Meanwhile, puree tomatoes, red chillies and cashew in a blender. Add little water if required. Heat oil in a pan, add bay leaf, cardamom, cloves, Fennel seeds and onions. Fry for a while and then add Ginger garlic paste. When onion turns light brown, add the tomato puree, sabji masala, sugar and salt and cook until raw smell goes off. Add the brussels sprouts and cook until the oil separates. Garnish with corriander leaves and serve hot with your choice of bread or rice.




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Thank you sripriya for your motivation and encouragement...






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18 Responses
  1. Happy cook Says:

    I am not a fan of brussels sprouts, but this curry looks yumm


  2. Cilantro Says:

    I one of those who doesz not like Brussels Sprouts. I eat them because they are healthy... and I find ways to make them tasty. Your recipe and the pic looks delicious. Will try them.


  3. wow... what a colour !!! looks really Yummy & awesome dear.. perfect pics... looks great..


  4. Vanamala Says:

    Sounds good ... nice color of the gravy.


  5. it looks tempting. creative dish.


  6. Kalai Says:

    Delicious looking curry, Anu! Congrats on the awards and thanks so much for sharing with me! Will post about it soon. :)


  7. Divya Vikram Says:

    Great way to cook brussels i Indian style..


  8. Uma Says:

    the gravy looks so delicious. Adding brussel sprouts must have made the gravy more healthy.


  9. Usha Says:

    Congrats on your awards...this seems like a very nice way to include brussel sprouts in our diet...good one :-)


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  11. Sunshinemom Says:

    This looks really tasty! I haven't had brussels sprouts as yet but will definitely try if I find it!


  12. Priya Says:

    Wow wat a colourful gravy..i haved tried curries with brussels sprouts never as gravy..will give a try..thanks for sharing Anu..


  13. Archy Says:

    Never tried brussels sprouts, Nice color and combination for the gravy !! Delicious !!


  14. RAKS KITCHEN Says:

    I had no idea how to cook Brussels sprouts! Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe!


  15. Laavanya Says:

    I've had this only a few times but just sauteed in butter.. curry sounds like a nice way to eat these.


  16. Sireesha Says:

    There is small treat waiting for u at my blog:)

    It looks inviting and very delicious...


  17. vidhas Says:

    Anu something is waiting for you, come and grab it.


  18. shwetha m Says:

    tried it today..Tastes so good.. thanks for the recipe..