Egg Masala Recipe

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Egg Masala
How to make Egg Masala
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Egg Masala Recipe: Maa ke haath ka khanna: Boiled eggs cooked in varied spices and masalas. Topped with a crackling tadka.

Ingredients of Egg Masala

  • For the spice paste:
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • to taste salt
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • For the eggs:
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, de shelled
  • Oil for deep frying
  • For the base:
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 green chilli
  • Hing, a pinch
  • 1 onion, julienne
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • Red chilli powder, to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • Water, to de glaze
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • For the tadka:
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 Kashmiri chilli, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp methi seeds
  • 1 tsp zeera
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • Coriander leaves, to garnish

How to Make Egg Masala

  • For the eggs:
  • 1.Mix together all the ingredients for the spice paste. Coat the boiled eggs in it.
  • 2.Deep fry the spiced eggs and drain on an absorbent paper.
  • 3.Slit them in half.
  • For the base:
  • 1.Heat oil in the pan and add cumin, green chilli, hing, onions, ginger and garlic.
  • 2.Fry onions till it turns yellowish brown. Add turmeric, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli and salt. Saute.
  • 3.Add tomatoes and cook till the oil leaves the sides and add water to de glaze.
  • 4.Add the deep fried eggs. Coat the eggs in the masala.
  • 5.Pour over the tadka.
  • 6.Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve.
  • For the tadka:
  • 1.In a small pan add oil. When its hot add Kashmiri chilli, methi seeds, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves. Let them crackle.
  • 2.Pour over the eggs.
Key Ingredients: red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, coriander powder, cumin powder, ginger-garlic paste, hard boiled eggs, de shelled, Oil for deep frying, 1 Tbsp oil, 1 tsp cumin, 1 green chilli, Hing, a pinch, 1 onion, julienne, 1 tsp chopped garlic, 1 tsp chopped ginger, 1 tsp turmeric, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1 tsp cumin powder, Red chilli powder, to taste, Salt, to taste, 2 tomatoes, chopped, Water, to de glaze, 1 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder, Juice of 1/2 lemon, 1 Tbsp oil, 1 Kashmiri chilli, chopped, 1/4 tsp methi seeds, 1 tsp zeera, 1 tsp mustard seeds, 4-5 curry leaves, Coriander leaves, to garnish