Egg Masala

Egg Masala

 

Must say - Egg Masala is a treat!

Ingredients

Boiled eggs – 4 nos.

Chopped onion – 1 no.

Chopped tomatoes – 2 nos.

Ginger garlic paste (inji poondu vizhudhu) – 1 tablespoon

Slitted green chillies – 2 nos.

Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon

Chilli powder – 2 teaspoons

Coriander powder – 2.5 teaspoons

Curry leaves (karuvepillai) – 2 sprigs

Coriander leaves – 3 sprigs

Pepper powder – 1/2 teaspoon (optional)

Curd – 1/2 cup (optional)

Salt – as desired

To Season

Oil – 2 tablespoons

Cinnamon (lavangam) – 2 nos.

Cardamom (elakka) – 1 no.

Bay leaf (brinji ilai) – 1 no.

Cumin seeds (seeragam) – 1 teaspoon

Preparation

1. Heat oil in a pan and add cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaf and cumin seeds. When the cumin seeds sizzle, add the chopped onions.

When onions are fried 3/4th, add the ginger garlic paste, green chillies, and curry leaves. Saute till the raw smell of the ginger garlic paste goes away. Add salt.

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2. Now, add the tomatoes and saute for 3-4 minutes.

When tomatoes are almost cooked, add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and pepper powder (optional).  Saute well until the raw smell of the masala powders go away.

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3. Now, add little water say 1/2 cup to 1 cup and stir well.

Then, add the boiled eggs to the masala and keep boiling. Take care not to stir hard and break the eggs.

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4. You are almost done. At this point, you can add curd (optional) and saute for 2 minutes in low-medium flame.  Sprinkle coriander leaves to the masala. Boil for 2 more minutes and the Egg Masala is ready!

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 Serve. Rotis,Parathas & Puris, RICE VARIETIES

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