Chicken Gizzard, Heart and Liver

This spicy, aromatic chicken gizzard, heart and liver dish is a typical Mauritian dish which makes a great bread or sandwich filler.


  1. 1 pound chicken gizzard
  2. 1 pound chicken liver
  3. 250 grams chicken heart
  4. 2 tablespoons cumin powder
  5. 2 tablespoons ground black pepper
  6. 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
  7. 1 large onion, sliced
  8. 2-3 green chili, sliced
  9. 2 tablespoons garlic paste
  10. 2 tablespoons ginger paste
  11. 1 tablespoon thyme leaves
  12. 4-6 curry leaves
  13. 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
  14. 2 tablespoons oil
  15. Salt
  16. Water


  1. Clean and cut the chicken gizzard, heart and liver separately into small pieces
  2. Heat oil in a large pan, add the gizzard and heart and cook on medium heat
  3. Check at various intervals and add some water when required
  4. Once the chicken gizzard and heart is 3/4 done add the chicken liver, thyme and curry leaves, cumin powder, ground black pepper and turmeric powder
  5. Cover and cook until the gizzard, heart and liver is cooked (add more water if needed)
  6. Add the sliced onion and green chili
  7. Turn off the heat and garnish with chopped coriander leaves

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