Sunday, January 16, 2011

Malabar Mutta curry/ Egg Curry

A spicy egg curry goes well with rice/rotis/chapathis/appam/puttu/dosa...Made in fried coconut enriches the flavour

Serves- 4


  1. Egg- 4, hard boiled and unshelled
  2. Grated coconut- 1 cup
  3. Onion- 1 large,sliced
  4. Tomato- 1 big
  5. Green chillies- 2,slit
  6. Garlic- 4 pods
  7. Dried red chillies- 2
  8. Ginger- 1 inch piece
  9. Chilli powder- 1 tablespoon
  10. Coriander powder-1 tablespoon
  11. Salt-1 teaspoon
  12. Turmeric-1/2 teaspoon
  13. Pepper powder- 1 teaspoon.
  14. Curry leaves
  15. Oil
  16. Water
  1. Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a pan
  2. Add grated coconut, 1/2 of the sliced onion, cut ginger,garlic,red chillies,curry leaves
  3. Stir continuously in low flame till these turn brown.
  4. Make sure they don't get burned.
  5. Add 1/2 tablespoon chilli powder,coriander powder,pepper powder. Stir well for a min.
  6. Take out from flame and allow to cool.
  7. Grind them to a very fine paste.
  8. Heat oil in a pan and saute the sliced onions
  9. When they turn golden brown add the chopped tomatoes,green chillies.
  10. Add the remaining chilli powder,turmeric powder,salt.
  11. Stir well in low flame.
  12. Cook till the mix turns soft.
  13. Make slits in the boiled eggs and add them .
  14. Add the grind paste, one cup water , stir well(Test for salt and spice and add more if required)
  15. Cover and cook for another 10 mins adding curry leaves.
  16. Transfer to a serving bowl.
Serve hot. Making slits in the egg helps the flavour get inside!. enjoy cooking and eating!

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