August 23, 2012

Muttai Kulambu / Egg Gravy

This is one of my favourite curry that is fast to prepare and tastes delicious.Eggs can be prepared in a lots of ways and dishes prepared with egg tastes awesome.And eggs are too handy for me i.e ,if I have no mood to cook any side dish ,eggs are my savers.And also eggs are a good source of high protein. They are very healthy and full of nutrition.Now to the recipe….




Egg – 4

Onion – 2  chopped

Tomato – 2 chopped

Gingergarlic paste – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder / Manjal podi – 1/2 tsp

Chilli powder / Milagai Thool – 1 tsp

Coriander powder / Kothamalli Thool – 2 tsp

Garam Masala powder – 1/2 tsp

Oil – 3 tsp

Mustard seeds / Kadugu – 1/2 tsp

Urad dal / Ulunthamparuppu  - 1/2 tsp

Fenugreek seeds / Venthayam – 1/4 tsp

Asafoetida / Perungayam – a generous pinch

Salt as needed




Boil the eggs for 12-15 mins .Shell them and make slits on them and keep aside.Set right your ingredients to make the curry.

Heat oil in kadai and splutter mustard seeds , urad dal ,fenugreek seeds. Add asafoetida and 8curry leaves and fry for a min.


Add the onions,turmeric powder and little salt (adding salt will make onions cook faster )and saute.Add ginger garlic paste and fry till hte raw smell goes off.


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Add the tomatoes and cook till mushy.



Add the chilli powder and coriander powder and required salt and mix well.


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Now pour two cups of water and allow it to boil for few mins. Simmer it for a while or until the oil floats on the top.

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Now add the garam masala powder and the eggs and let it boil for another 3 mins and switch off the flame.




Now serve the curry with steamed rice or roti.


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PT said...

well said tamil :) eggs can be prepared in lot of ways.. i love this curry..

Shailaja Reddy said...

Egg recipes are good for health.

Divya Pramil said...

Yummy!! My hubby loves the directly added egg curry version..i.e I add eggs directly to the curry/kulambu... This looks yummy too:)

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Padhu said...

looks yummy!

Jillu said...

Yummy Egg curry.. Thanks for linking it up...

cookingvarieties said...

hi dear, glad to know you. the egg curry looks delicious, especially with rice. have a nice day

Shweta in the Kitchen said...

Thats a truly tempting egg curry


faseela said...

yummy n lovely egg curry....

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Hamaree Rasoi said...

Seriously I too find eggs very handy..If not anything eggs can save a days meal for me. Nice looking egg curry

Sayantani said...

pass this bowl to me...love eggs anytime in any form...such a delish looking curry.

Anonymous said...

Looks very delicious....I will do it today itself...

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