5 from 1 vote
Brain fry recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Brain fry recipe easy to make and authentic chettinad style.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
  • 1 no goat brain
  • 5 nos small onions finely chopped
  • 3 nos garlic cloves finely chopped
  • a generous pinch of turmeric powder
  • few coriander leaves finely chopped
  • water as needed
To grind to a semi fine paste:
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp whole pepper corns
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • 1 nos red chilli (I used kashmiri variety)
To temper:
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 half inch cinnamon
  • 1 no clove
  • a small sprig curry leaves
  1. First rinse the brain well, then remove the red vein part as shown below.

  2. Then rinse it again with turmeric and set aside.Get the chopping done.

  3. Now add all the ingredients given under 'to grind' to the mixer jar and add little water.

  4. Grind it a semi fine paste.Set aside.

  5. Heat oil in a kadai add cinnamon,cloves then curry leaves,let it splutter.

  6. Then add chopped onion, garlic.

  7. Saute till it becomes transparent.Then add brain with a pinch of turmeric powder.Just toss it.

  8. Now add the masala paste,add 1/4 cup water and let it cook for 5mins in low flame.Cook until raw smell of the masalas leave.Brain will get cooked faster.

  9. Cook until it becomes semi dry, it will take just 3-5mins. Garnish with coriander leaves and switch off.

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