Andhra Style Egg Curry

 

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Ingredients:

  • 4 nos Hard boiled eggs
  • 1 Large onion sliced
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 1 tsp each of ginger – garlic paste
  • 2-3 green chillis slit ( or more if u like)
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder ( adjust as per your taste)
  • 1 Tsp Coriander powder
  • ½ Tsp of chicken Curry powder ( optional)
  • 1 Tsp of Tamarind paste
  • ½ Tsp of grated jiggery
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Salt & Turmeric as required

 Tadka :

  • 1 Tsp Mustard Seeds
  • ½ Tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ¼ Tsp Fenugreek seed
  • 10- 12 Curry leaves

 Method :

  • Shell the eggs and make small cuts with knife tip and rub it with salt and turmeric.
  • Heat some oil and fry the eggs, remove and keep aside.
  • Now in the same oil ( add or reduce if u like) splutter the mustard, cumin and fenugreek seeds.
  • Once they start spluttering add the curry leaves and then the sliced onions.
  • Fry for some time then add the ginger – garlic paste. Keep frying till the masala is brownish and almost cooked.
  • Now add the tomatoes , turmeric, salt, coriander powder, chicken curry powder  and red chilli powder and cook with lil water  till the tomatoes become mushy.
  • Add the tamarind paste and jaggery and and about ½ cup water.
  • Once the water comes to a boil add the eggs and let it simmer for five minutes ( again adjust the consistency of the gravy as per your liking)
  • Remove from heat garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.

 

** Frying the eggs is optional , you may add just plain boiled eggs too.

** Adjust the tamarind and jiggery too as per your taste, how sweet and tart you want.

 

 

*** Recipe from the net with  minor adjustments

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