Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Egg Masala | Egg in Onion Tomato Masala | Side dish for roti

Egg Masala, a simply egg dish made with onion tomato masala.I learned lot of recipes from Chef Venkatesh Bhat in samayal samayal show and this one added into that list.This egg masala cab be prepared in 20 mins from the scratch and it goes well with chapathi or pulkha.
I prepared this masala "n" number of times and every time it turns out so delicious.With this masala, you can eat extra one or two chapathi than the usual.

Egg Masala

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 20 minsServes :
Recipe Category: Curry | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
Hard Boiled Egg - 3 
Onion - 1 (big)
Tomato - 2 
Green chili - 1 
Cumin seed - 1/2 tsp
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 3/4 tsp
Garam Masala - 3/4 tsp
Salt - to taste
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves -few
Coriander leaves - few
Oil - 1 tbsp
Cinnamon - 1/2 inch piece
Cardamom -2 
Cloves -2

Procedure
First cut the onions & tomato into small pieces, slit the chilies and keep everything ready.Heat the kadai with oil, add cinnamon, cardamom & cloves into it and fry it for 30 secs.Add the cumin seed, let it splutter,add onions,chili & curry leave one by one and saute till the onions becomes translucent.Add the ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell leaves. Then add the tomatoes and spice powder(turmeric, red chili & coriander powder ).Now add the required salt for the masala and sugar. Mix the spices well.Transfer this masala into cooker and add enough water(approx 1/4 cup) into the masala and cook it for 2 whistle.In the mean time, remove the egg shells & slit the eggs vertically. Once the pressure released from the cooker,open it and keep it on flame again, then add the garam masala powder.Once the masala comes  to boil, add the coriander leaves , give a good mix. Place the eggs on the masala and pour some masala on the top of the egg. Switch off the flame. Tasty Egg Masala is ready.
Notes:
  • I used the pressure cooker to speedup the process, but you can cook it in the kadai itself or use the pressure cooker in the starting itself.
  • Instead of using cumin seed, you can use 1/2 tsp of cumin powder.
  • Adding sugar helps to balance the sourness & hotness in the masala.
  • Switch off the flame immediately after adding the eggs, otherwise the eggs will be over cooked.




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