Most of us love to experiment with our food choices from time to time - be it trying a new cuisine or cooking a dish that you have wanted since forever. Well, why not? Enjoying dinner with our family members is something we all look forward to after a long and hectic day. Our busy weekday schedules often do not leave any free time to indulge in cooking or dining out. We either end up ordering-in or resort to our regular meals like dal and sabzi that are easy to prepare. What if we tell you that you can use a simple ingredient like egg and give it a tangy masala twist? Yes, we have got an ideal recipe for you! This quick and easy egg masala is a delightful curry recipe that will be perfect for your next dinner meal.
Eggs are so diverse that you can make a variety of recipes from it. Boiled, poached, scrambled, deep-fried, baked, coddled - there are so many ways of cooking eggs. Here, we bring you a recipe that uses boiled eggs that are cooked in a flavourful curry. Topped with a crackling tadka, this egg curry is a crowd-pleaser!
How To Make Egg Masala | Easy Egg Masala Recipe
First, for the eggs, mix together red-chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, coriander powder, cumin powder and ginger-garlic paste for the spice paste.Coat the boiled eggs in it. Deep fry the spiced eggs and drain on an absorbent paper. Slit them in half. Next, for the base, heat oil in a pan and add cumin, green chilli, hing, onions, ginger and garlic. Fry onions till they turn golden-brown. Add turmeric, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli and salt. Sautee.
Now, add tomatoes and cook till the oil leaves the sides and add water to de-glaze. Add the deep-fried eggs. Coat the eggs in the masala. Pour over the tadka. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve. For the tadka, add oil to a small pan. When the oil heats up, add Kashmiri chilli, methi seeds, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves. Let it crackle. Pour over the eggs. The egg masala is ready!
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Now that you know the drill, try this quick recipe for your next dinner meal and let us know how you liked its taste.
About Vaishali KapilaVaishali finds comfort in eating parathas and rajma chawal but is equally enthusiastic about exploring different cuisines. When she's not eating or baking, you can often find her curled up on the couch watching her favourite TV show - FRIENDS.