Cabri massale recipe

Cabri Massalé recipe

The Cabri Massalé is the most representative dish of Tamil ”Malabar” cuisine on Reunion Island. It is usually accompanied by white rice, and “Bouillon Larson” a sauce made from lentils, cumin, cloves, mustard, Garlic, Ginger, Chilli, and Turmeric, the recipe of which we will give you shortly. Very easy to do you will love it ...



Ingredients. For 5 to 6 people
  • 1,5kg of Cabri
  • 4 onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 large can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon of tamarind paste
  • 1 half inch of ginger
  • 2 teaspoons of turmeric
  • 3 teaspoons of massalé
  • 3 teaspoons of coarse salt




Preparation of the goat massalé recipe

Start by pouring 5 dl of water into a bowl and add the tamarind to dilute.
Cut the meat into small pieces. Chop the onions and mash the garlic, coarse salt and ginger.
Pour a drizzle of oil into a pot and put the meat to cook.
When the meat becomes well colored, add the onions and leave for about 2 minutes until the onions are colored.

Add the garlic, and cook for about 3 minutes.
Add the tomato and let return for 5 min.
Add the massalé and turmeric.
Cover the meat with water and simmer over low heat for about 1 hour.



Add the tamarind after an hour of cooking the goat massale, mix and cook for 10 minutes. Serve hot with white rice and a “good” Larson broth.

To learn more about the gastronomy and cuisine of Reunion



thanks to Yohan Payet for the receipts of Réunion.

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Un commentaire pour “Recette Cabri massale”

  1. Petit Goyon says:

    Merci infiniment pour ces recettes typiquement réunionnaises. Je m’y suis rendue souvent et j’apprécie ces plats .

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