Monday, 20 August 2012

Egg Curry in Coconut Gravy

This is a traditional Kerala egg curry preparation which goes well with aappam or roti.

What you need to make Egg curry:
  • Boiled eggs - 4 cut into halves
  • Onions - 2 chopped
  • Green chilli - 1 slit
  • Tomatoes - 2 chopped
  • Grated coconut -1/2 shell
  • Fennel seeds/powder - 1tbsp
  • Shallots -5 
  • Coriander powder -1 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder -1tbsp 
  • Garam masala powder -1/2 tbsp 
  • Coriander leaves -few 
  • Salt to taste
The preparation method:
  • In a pan, dry roast coriander powder and chilli powder for a few seconds.Then add shallots, green chilli and saute till transparent. Add grated coconut and fry till golden brown.Add half of the chopped tomatoes and saute further for another few minutes.Remove from heat, cool and grind to a paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan , add  chopped onions and saute till transparent. Add fennel powder, salt and mix well. Add the ground masala paste and cook for  few minutes. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook for few minutes. Add a little  water and allow to boil.
  •  Add the boiled egg halves and let it cook in this masala for 5-6 mts on medium flame. Reduce flame and cook till you get the desired curry consistency.
  •  Add garam masala powder and coriander leaves. Turn off heat and serve hot with aappam or roti

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