Bheja fry Brain Fry

Bheja fry is goat brain saute in rich spices , this lamb brain is basically, scrambling the brain and then frying it...usually served with rumali roti or parathas.

One Goat brain
1 large onion chopped 
1 tomato chopped
1 tsp cumin seeds
garlic pod 6- minced 
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
6 green chillies, slit 
1 tsp red chili powder ( if too hot then 1/2 tsp )
1/2 tsp coriander powder
salt as per taste 
ghee or oil.

  • Wash the brain thoroughly and then boil it in water with a pinch of salt for 2 - 5 minutes.
  • Remove the brain from the water and carefully remove membrane or nerves.
  • Chop the brain into pieces. ( be it small pieces or you can chop into thick pieces)
  • Heat oil or ghee in a sauce pan or kadhai , add cumin seeds, let it splutter.
  • Now add garlic and green chillies , saute for few seconds.
  • Now add onions and fry.
  • As soon as it changes its colour , add tomatoes , salt , coriander powder , chilli powder .
  • Stir well and fry for about 7 - 8 minutes until oil/ ghee separates ( put little water if required during the time of roasting the masala)
  • Add brain and shake the pan gently to mix the brain with the spice mixture, avoid stirring with a spoon.
  •  Add cumin powder and garam masala powder and fry for few minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with lemon juice and rumali roti or naan or paratha. { Recipe by Zulekha Arafat }

Increase or decrease the amount of red chilli powder and green chillies  as per your preferences

COOKING TIME : 20  minutes.
SERVES: 2 Persons.

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