Brussels Sprouts Masala

You either love ’em or hate ’em. Brussels sprouts are in season folks!

These leafy vegetables look like mini cabbages and few people can’t stand them! Most of the time, these sprouts end up on the side of the plate.

‘How do I make Brussels Sprouts taste good?’

This is the most commonly asked question when dealing with these greens. Well, there are plenty of ways to cook and make them taste delicious. You can always experiment with various flavor combinations and come up with something amazing!


Here is an Indian way of cooking these underrated sprouts. This is a simple yet delicious recipe, cooked with tomatoes and spices. The spices not only give it some heat, they also add so much flavor. Serve it with either rice or Indian flat breads and you won’t realize that you are eating brussels sprouts!

Happy Cooking! 🙂


Total PREP TIME : 25 Mins 

Prep PREP TIME : 15 Mins                                        

Cooking PREP TIME : 15 Mins



1 CUP = 250 ml

  1. Vegetable oil – 1 Tbsp
  2. Cumin seeds – 1 Tsp
  3. Mustard seeds – ½ Tsp
  4. Urad dal – 1 Tsp
  5. Chopped onion – ½ Cup
  6. Chopped ginger – 1 Tsp
  7. Chopped garlic – 1 Tsp
  8. Chopped green chilli – 1
  9. Chopped tomato – ½ Cup
  10. Tomato paste – 1 Tbsp
  11. Turmeric powder – ¼ Tsp
  12. Garam Masala – ½ Tsp
  13. Red chilli powder – ½ Tsp
  14. Salt – 1 Tsp
  15. Sugar – 1 Tbsp
  16. Water – 150 ml
  17. Brussels sprouts(cut into quarters) – 300 Grams
  18. Chopped coriander – For garnish


  1. In a pan, heat oil. Add cumin, mustard seeds and urad dal. Saute until urad dal turns golden brown.
  2. Add chopped onion, ginger, garlic and green chilli. Saute until onions turn translucent.
  3. Add chopped tomato and tomato paste. Cook till tomatoes become soft. Add powdered spices, salt and sugar. Mix well and gently mash.
  4. Add water, stir well and bring it to a simmer. Add brussels sprouts and stir. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with chapati or rice.




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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Awesome! Looks delicious! 😍

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks pooja.☺️They were delicious indeed.

      Liked by 1 person

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