Mutta Aviyal Recipe

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Mutta Aviyal
How to make Mutta Aviyal
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Potatoes and boiled eggs cooked together in a tangy tamarind gravy, seasoned with coconut, mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. A Kerala egg delicacy!

Ingredients of Mutta Aviyal

  • 3 Tbsp oil
  • 4 hard boiled eggs
  • 2 Tbsp grated coconut
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 pods of garlic
  • 4 green chillies
  • 2 potatoes, diced
  • 6 Tbsp tamarind paste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 3/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp urad dal
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Mutta Aviyal

  • 1.In a pan, par boil the potatoes with three tablespoons of tamarind paste in two cups of water.
  • 2.Dry roast the coconut, garlic, cumin seeds, green chillies and turmeric powder.
  • 3.Grind the roasted masala with a dash of water into a paste. Heat two tablespoons of oil in a pan, add the masala paste and saute for a minute.
  • 4.Add three tablespoons of tamarind paste along with red chilli powder and salt, stir.
  • 5.Then add the potato and tamarind stock and cook for 10-15 minutes.
  • 6.Slice the eggs in half and gently place them in the gravy.
  • 7.Cover and let it simmer for about 5 mins. In another pan, heat one tablespoon of oil with the mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves.
  • 8.Let them crackle for a few secs and quickly add it to the gravy. Serve hot.
Key Ingredients: 3 Tbsp oil, 4 hard boiled eggs, 2 Tbsp grated coconut, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 2 pods of garlic, 4 green chillies, 2 potatoes, diced, 6 Tbsp tamarind paste, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp red chilli powder, 3/4 tsp mustard seeds, 1/2 tsp urad dal, 5-6 curry leaves, Salt to taste