Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Poppy Seeds, Black Mustard, and Coconut Oil

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    Servings as a Side
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Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food

By Nik Sharma

Published 2018

  • About

We have two ridiculously tall coconut trees in the garden of our apartment complex in Bombay. They’re so tall that my parents usually hire men to climb up the trees and cut off the fresh coconuts when they’re ripe. The harvest is shared among neighbors, friends, and family, who put them to good use. Almost every conceivable part of the coconut is used in coastal Indian cooking. Building on that idea, I’ve seasoned these Brussels sprouts with a few spices tempered in hot, fragrant coconut oi