Boiled Egg masala

Egg Masala:

Eggs are a useful source of protein, iodine and essential vitamins and are almost indispensable to the cook. Hens’ eggs are the type of egg most frequently used in cooking.Eggs combine well with many ingredients to create a huge variety of food – from simple omelettes, Scramble,simple boiled egg, Egg masala, Egg curry etc……

Egg proteins also combine during heating (a process called coagulation), which is useful for binding ingredients together, for coating and for glazing.

 

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Ingredients :

Eggs-3 nos hard  boiled and cut in to two halves

Onion-1 chopped

Tomato -1 chopped

OR

Tomato paste -2 tbsp

Chilli paste-2 tsp

Curry leaves-1 twig

Salt 1/2 tsp

Sambar masala powder-1 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/8 tsp

For seasoning:

Oil-2 tsp

Fennel seeds-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

Method to prepare:

1.Boil eggs in a pressure cooker for 1 whistle,when the steam gets released transfer eggs  to cool water  roll it all around on a flat surface to break shell, dip in to  the water again and peel off.

2.Cut in to two halves or slit on its edges keep aside.

3.Heat pan with 2 tsp of oil and season it with above “For Seasoning” ingredients.

4.Add curry leaves,chopped Onions and saute well when onion gets translucent add Tomato,Turmeric powder and Salt saute for 3 minutes,add tomato puree and chilli paste.

5. Add Masala powder and 1/2 cup of water, allow it to cook for 2 minutes, Now its cooked well to form a paste.

6.Add boiled eggs in it,  reduce flame to low, leave it for 3 more minutes.

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7. Mix it carefully( a toss) such that masala gets coated, now transfer to a serving dish.

You can make it to a semi gravy or dry masala as your wish to match with main dish.

Egg Masala

8. Egg observes the taste of masala and vice versa, Good combination to serve with hot rice and Flavourful Sambar.

 

 

 

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