Egg Masala Recipe

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Egg Masala
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

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
  • Salt, to tatse
  • 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.
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