Spicy Chettinad Egg Gravy Recipe

Spicy Chettinad Egg Gravy is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 20 January, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian
Course :
Side Dish
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Stewed
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 3
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Egg Gravy is a delicious Indian recipe served as a Side Dish to rice or chapathi. It is a masala based gravy and is popular in Chettinad area of Tamil Nadu.

Ingredients

  • 3 - hard boiled eggs (cut into halves)
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 10 - small Onions
  • Coriander leaves, a few
  • 1 - Tomato
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • To grind:
  • 2 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 2 - Red Chilli
  • 2 Cloves - Garlic
  • 1/2 inch - Ginger
  • Curry leaves, a few
  • 1 tsp - pepper Corns
  • 1/2 tsp - Fennel seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 4 tsp - grated Coconut
  • How to Make Spicy Chettinad Egg Gravy:

    1. On a medium flame, add 1 tsp oil in a kadai, fry all the ingredients listed under 'To grind' for 2-3 mins till it turns brown.
    2. Cool it and grind it into a fine paste with water.
    3. Add little oil and fry small onions, till it turns light brown.
    4. Add tomatoes and saute it, till it becomes mushy.
    5. Then add chili powder, turmeric powder, ground paste, salt and 1/2 cup of water. Cook for 5 to 10 mins in medium flame.
    6. Finally, add the boiled eggs and cook for a min.
    7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with chapattis.
    8. Recipe courtesy: Sharmis Passions
    9. http://www.sharmispassions.com/



     

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