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Homemade Pork Sausage - Two Flavours!

Simple and delicious pork sausages made at home without any preservatives make for a delicious addition to your breakfast platter!
Course Breakfast
Keyword Sausages
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes


You need

  • approx 3-4 ft natural sausage casing per kilo of meat (depending on the size of each sausage)

For the herbed pork sausage

  • 1.2 kg boneless pork with fat
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 3/4 cup chopped coriander
  • 4 teaspoons green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon green chilli paste
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon pepper powder

For the spicy pork sausage

  • 1.2 kg boneless pork with fat
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 3 teaspoons Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon gararm masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried herbs/Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon ginger & garlic paste


  • Soak the sausage casing in water for 30-40 mins, then rinse under running tap water, drain and keep aside till required.
  • Marinate both the meats separately with their respective the ingredients for marination and keep aside for at least 30 minutes.
  • Run the meats through a meat mincer separately and keep aside.
  • Attach the sausage casing to the sausage maker and tie a knot at the end. Fill it with the prepared mince mixtures separately, adding a knot at the end.
  • Smoothen the length of the sausage to remove any air pockets. Then, depending on the size of the desired sausages (cocktail or hotdog) twist them at regular intervals.
  • Store in a zip lock pouch in the refrigerator for upto 2 days only. You can freeze them for upto 3months.
  • To cook them (about 7-8 medium sized sausages), add 2 cups of water in a frying pan and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat and add the sausages. Cover the pan and cook for 5-7 minutes. Then remove the lid and let the sausages cook on a low heat till the water evaporates.
  • Serve hot along with bread and eggs or vegetables as part of your breakfast. You may also crumble the cooked sausages and add them to pasta or serve with rice.