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Beef Brain Bhuna

v Beef/mutton brain-400 gm
v Chopped onion-2 tbsp
v Bay leaf-1 pc
v Cinnamon powder-1/2 tsp

v Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp
v Ginger-garlic pastes-1/2 tsp each
v Dried red chili powder-1 tsp

v Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
v Black pepper powder-1/4 tsp
v Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
v Vegetable/soybean oil-3 tbsp
v Green chilies-3/4 pcs
v Salt-To taste

1. Clean brain properly including veins and cut into small pieces. Wash with lukewarm water and drain. Please watch the recipe video below for cleaning procedure.
2. Now make a spices/masala mix. In a small bowl add cumin powder, red chili powder, cardamom powder, cinnamon powder, black pepper powder, salt and a little bit of water. Mix everything well with a spoon. Keep it aside.
3. Heat oil in a pan. Add onion, bay leaf, cloves and stir for a while. When onion turns into brown add ginger-garlic pastes, spices/masala mix that we made before and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add some water so that the spices don get burnt. Cook everything well for 2 minutes.
4. Now add brain in it and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add 1/2 cup of water this time. Cover and cook in medium-high heat.
5. Cook for 5-7 minutes. Stir occasionally so that it doesn get burnt. When the gravy gets thick, add green chilies and cook for another 2 minutes with the lid. Then turn the flame off. Serve warm with rice, roti or paratha.