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Thursday, 26 April 2012

EGG CURRY / VARUTHARACHA MUTTA CURRY


Ingredients:
Eggs -4 + 1 to poach
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Whole spices like cardamom,cloves and cinnamon - 1 each
Garam masala - to sprinkle
Onion - 1 small chopped
Tomato - 1/2 of one medium chopped
Green chilly - 1 slitted
Curry leaves - a few
Coriander leaves - to garnish
Oil - 2-3 tbsp
Salt - as required
Water - as required


Preparation ;
1.Take a saucepan and fill with water and add a pinch of salt ,place the eggs and boil for 5 to 10 minutes and keep it covered, let it cool.

2.Heat a fry pan on medium heat and add 1 cup of grated coconut.
3.To this add all the spices,red chilly powder, coriander powder,turmeric powder and whole spices,saute well in low flame till lightly brown and good aroma comes.( not to burn  as mine, since taking photo)
4.Switch off and allow it to cool.In a grinder,add this and 3/4 th cup of water and grind well until forming smooth  thick paste. ( add more water if needed to grind).Keep aside.


5.In a pan , add the onion and saute,to this add slitted green chilly and 1 twig of curry leaves.Saute on medium flame until golden in colour .
6.Add the chopped tomatoes and saute till soft and mushy.
7.Add the coconut paste and enough water ,allow it to boil.
8. Poach one egg to it, cover and boil till cooked in low flame.
9.Remove the skin of boiled eggs and make slits all over.


10.Add the eggs to the boiling curry, garnish with coriander leaves and sprinkle garam masala.
Switch off the flame.




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