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Saturday, February 17, 2007

Liver Masala Fry


500 gm - Liver ( Goat liver ) chopped to small pieces
1 tsp - Black pepper powder
1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
4 - Green chili, slit in center
Salt to taste

To dry roast masala

2 tbsp - Coriander powder
1/2 tsp - Red chili powder
1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder


6 big - Shallot, diced
1'' piece - Ginger, finely chopped
2 sprigs - Curry leaves
2 tbsp - Coconut cut to small pieces
Coconut oil


1 ) Add into a pressure cooker, 1/2 cup water, black pepper powder, turmeric powder, green chili, liver and salt to taste. Pressure cook for 5 to 8 minutes.

2 ) In the meanwhile, when the liver is getting cooked, dry roast the masala powders and also fry the seasoning ingredients. To dry roast - To a pan add the masala powders and on low heat dry roast the masala powders. Roast till the aroma of the powders comes out and color of the powder changes slightly. Take off the stove.

3 ) Fry seasonings - heat oil in a pan, add curry leaves, ginger and fry for a second. Add shallots and fry to a light brown.

3 ) Open the pressure cooker and add the roasted masala powder and mix in well. Keep cooker back on flame, cook to reduce the water and make a thick gravy. Before the gravy fully dries up add the fried ingredients and coconut pieces. Mix with gravy and cook till the gravy is thick and coating to the liver pieces. Take off the stove.

Serve with rice or roti.


KF said...

Nice Recipe... I will try this for Easter..

Mishmash ! said...

Hi Pravs! The colour of ur liver fry is that hot n spicy type and tempting and its my fav too. Thanks for the recipe.

Pravs said...

Thanks kitchenfairy...Sure do try.

Mishmash : Yes, it is spicy. Most of my recipes are spicy..thus the name simply spicy. I love spicy food.

J said...

Hi Pravs! Looks really spicy!!! I'll try the masala with veggies since I'm not a hardcore non-veggie.:)

Kribha said...

Yes Pravs, it is indeed a good recipe. Never tried goat liver before. Will try it soon. Picture looks yummy.Thanks for sharing both the recipes.

ras said...


there was a gravy recipie too.. where is it..?? I vae treid that but now its not there..

Pravs said...

oh i del it :P.. thought 2 in 1 recipe was making the recipe complicated. If that gravy recipe is nice i will post it again.

Anonymous said...


I am new to your site and liked the livery fry. Pls let me know what are shallots. Are they onions, cause I am going to try this recipe this weekend

Vanessa (vanessaq@sebi.gov.in)

Pravs said...

vanessa : Shallots are small onions
have a look at this link for pic http://www.bigoven.com/glossary/Shallot
You can use regular, red or yellow onion, if you do not have shallot. Shallot gives a good taste, so i prefer it.