Sunday, 19 August 2012

Egg’s in Green Masala


This dish brings back profound memories of my childhood. When my Mom used to make this dish the whole house would get filled by its divine aroma.

When I used to come back from my play, I just could not wait tuck into this lovely dish.


Egg hard boiled – 6 #
Onions - 2 medium sized (sliced)
Green chillies - 4 to 5 (according to taste)
Coriander leaves -2 Tbsp (chopped)
Mint leaves - 2 Tbsp (chopped)
Turmeric powder - 1/4 Tsp
Ginger & garlic paste - 1 Tbsp
Oil - 3 Tbsp
Salt - to taste

Roast and grind to powder:

Sesame Seeds (Til) – 2Tbsp
Dry coconut grated – 2 Tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 Tsp
Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 Tsp
Poppy Seeds - 1Tsp


1.     Heat little oil in a pan add onion slices & green chillies fry onions till light brown. 
2.     Onions, green chillies & powder masalas grind in to a fine paste with little water, keep aside.
3.     In a frying pan, make slits on the boiled eggs & fry the eggs in hot oil for a few seconds remove & keep aside.
4.     In the same oil add ginger & garlic paste fry a little, add Turmeric powder, grounded paste, salt, garam masala, coriander & mint leaves fry for 4 to 5 minutes. 
5.     Add 1 cup of water and fried eggs cook till the gravy thickens & oil floats on top.
6.     Garnish with coriander and serve hot with rice.

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