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Posted by on Nov 23, 2011 in Beef Recipes, Meat Recipes, Mutton Recipes | 2 comments

Brain masala/ spicy brain/ maghaz masala/ মগজ ভুনা

Brain masala/ spicy brain/ maghaz masala/ মগজ ভুনা is a wonderful rich dish. The delicious lamb/ mutton/beef brain is cooked with spice. I am feeling hungry even to remember that. Enjoy the taste of brain masala with roti, paratha or rice.



• 250 gram brain(beef or lamb)

• 1 large onion sliced

• 2 teaspoon ginger paste

• 1 teaspoon garlic paste

• 1 teaspoon onion paste

• ½ teaspoon chilli powder

• ½ teaspoon coriander powder

• ¼ teaspoon turmeric

• 2 green sliced chillies

• ½ cup milk

• 1 bay leaf

• 1 cardamom

• 1 clove

• 1’’ cinnamon

• 1 tablespoon coriander leaves(optional)

• 3 tablespoon oil

• Salt to taste

How to make:

1. Cut the brain into small pieces.

2. Heat the pan with oil. When oil is ready, add bay leaf, cardamom, clove and cinnamon.

3. Add sliced onion and fry it till it becomes soft.

4. Add turmeric, ginger, garlic, chilli, coriander, onion paste and salt and stir them about 2 minute along with 2 tablespoon water.

5. Add the milk and cook it about 6 minutes under closed lid.

6. Add the brain and cook 6-8 minutes. Stir occasionally and mix the brain with masala thoroughly. Check the salt.

7. Add the coriander leaves and stir it. Turn off the heat. Brain masala is ready to serve.

8. Serve hot brain masala with roti, paratha or rice.

Rownak loves to cook bangladeshi food and share her bengali recipes on her cooking blog. Rownak is determined to introduce all the authentic bangladeshi cuisine to the world and let everyone realise what they were missing out! She is based on sunny Queensland (Gold Coast) in Australia. Rownak writes for a number of bangladeshi cooking blog.

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  1. Jive pani eshe jay….khub bhalo hoiche ma…Ma

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