Sausage Gesmoorde

Sausage Gesmoorde Recipe

Sausage Gesmoorde
Photo Credits Ziyaad Plaatjes


Preparation Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time: 45 Minutes

Total Time: 50 Minutes

Servings: 4 – 6

Recipe Credits: Ziyaad Plaatjes



5 medium sized potatoes

4 tablespoons of oil

250g sausages (preferably dhania sausages)

¼ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon Kashmiri chilli powder

1 teaspoon turmeric powder

1 heaped teaspoon A1 mix masala powder

1 teaspoon extra special dhania jeera powder

1 teaspoon crushed ginger and garlic

1 onion

1 can of tomato and onion mix with chilli



Cut up potatoes into small pieces

Place cut up potatoes in microwavable dish

Drizzle 3 tablespoons of oil on the potatoes

Mix oil with potatoes

Place potatoes in microwave (1200w) for 15 minutes

Turnover potatoes every 5 minutes

Wash sausages thoroughly

Cut up sausages into small pieces

Place sausages in mixing bowl

Add dry ingredients (salt, chilli powder, turmeric, A1 masala, dhania jeera) to the sausages

Mix sausages and dry ingredients together

Let it marinate for 15 minutes

Pour 1 tablespoon of oil in the pot to cover the base

Warm on a medium heat

Slice onion

Add onions to the pot

Add ginger and garlic to the pot

Mix well and fry until onions are golden brown

Add marinated sausages to the fried onions in the pot

Add can of tomato and onion mix to the pot

Add cooked potatoes to the pot

Mix all ingredients together

Cook for 30-35 minutes


Sausage Gesmoorde Recipe
Video Credits Ziyaad Plaatjes

Sausage Gesmoorde is a Cape Malay dish and is traditionally served with rice or bread. 

We enjoy ours with homemade roti and a refreshingly cool glass of Coca-Cola.

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