Rougail

Réunionese Rougail

Rougail is the name of a spicy condiment and of the dish called Rougail Sausages, which is a curry made from smoked sausages.

La Réunion

This dish is one of the most well-known specialties from the cultural melting pot La Réunion, a French island in the Indian Ocean.

Variations
  • Substitute sausages with 1 can of beans, rinsed. 
  • Add 2 finely chopped carrots, bell pepper, or other vegetable to the sauce.
  • Add fresh chili to taste.
The Rougail Culinary Spice Kit includes the following spices:
[1] Thyme, turmeric, bay leaves

[2] Makrut lime leaves

Makrut limes
Please take the time to smell the makrut lime leaves powder.
Print Recipe
Réunionese Rougail
Cuisine La Réunion
Keyword makrut lime
Servings
3-4
Ingredients
Shopping list
  • 2 medium tomato/es chopped
  • 1 romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
Youg might have
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic grated
  • 1 orange for juice
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper
Culinary Spice Kit
  • Pouch [1] Thyme, turmeric, bay leaves
  • Pouch [2] Makrut lime leaves
Cuisine La Réunion
Keyword makrut lime
Servings
3-4
Ingredients
Shopping list
  • 2 medium tomato/es chopped
  • 1 romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
Youg might have
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic grated
  • 1 orange for juice
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper
Culinary Spice Kit
  • Pouch [1] Thyme, turmeric, bay leaves
  • Pouch [2] Makrut lime leaves
Instructions
Rice
  1. Cook rice according to package instructions.
Salad
  1. Mix 1 tbsp orange juice with salt & pepper to taste. Add 1 tbsp oil. Mix. Toss over lettuce.
Rougail
  1. In a POT, bring water to boil and cook pierced sausages for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove the sausages and cut them into 1/2-inch slices. Set aside.
  3. In the same POT, discard the water.
  4. Heat 2 tbsp oil over medium heat.
  5. Fry onions until translucent.
  6. Add garlic and sausages. Stir-fry 3 minutes.
  7. Add tomatoes, salt & pepper to taste, and Rougail Spices [1]. Mix well. Cover.
  8. Cook 20 minutes over low heat.
Serve
  1. Sprinkle Rougail Spices [2] to taste over plated Rougail and salad.
  2. Enjoy!