Today's recipe is a finger licking and spicy egg curry with flavorful spices,this curry goes very well with rice and roti.
We make the egg masala in a slightly different way but this one tried from one of my cook book collection for a potluck long time back.It came out so delicious and last week end made it for our Sunday lunch.Try this flavorful egg curry and enjoy,now off to the recipe..........................
Preparation Time ~ 15 minutes
Cooking Time ~ 30 minutes
Serves ~ 3
|Onion(finely chopped)||2(medium size)|
|Green chilly/pachamilgai||3(slit lengthwise)|
|Curry leaves/karivepillai||2 sprig|
To roast and Grind
For the tempering
Boil the eggs in water for 10-12 minutes and remove the shell.Pound the ginger and garlic in a mortar,grind the tomatoes in a blender to paste and keep it aside
Heat pan dry roast cloves,cinnamon,red chilly,coriander seeds,cumin and fennel seeds till the aroma comes out.Now add the poppy seeds and fry it for a minute.Finally add the coconut and give it a mix,put off the flame.
After cooling grind it to fine paste and set it aside.Heat a pan with oil and crackle the mustrad and fennel seeds,add the curry leaves and green chilly along with onion.Saute it till transparent with a pinch of salt.Add in the pounded ginger and garlic,fry it till the raw smell goes off.
Once the ginger&garlic paste is cooked add in the tomato puree,cook for 2-3 minutes.Now add in the ground paste,turmeric powder and fry it in a medium flame.Mean while heat a tspof oil, add the boiled eggs and a pinch of salt.Fry it for a minute and finally add a pinch of chilly powderand put off the flame and mix it well.
Once the masala gets cooked well add in salt and a cup of water to it.Let it boil in a medium flame till the raw smell goes off and the gravy becomes thick.Now add the eggs and cook it for a minute or two.Finally sprinkle the coriander leaves and give it a mix.
Chettinadu egg curry is ready.
Serve it rice .
- The ingredients given is for a slightly spicier version you can increase or decrease the red chilly according to your preference.
- Addition of curry leaves gives a very nice aroma so try to add atleast a sprig .