Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Varuthuaracha Muttai Kuzhambu/Egg in fried coconut gravy

Ingredients

Egg - 5 (boiled and shelled)
Onion - 1 (big, chopped fine)
Tomatoes - 2 (medium,chopped)
Ginger garlic paste - 2tsp
Coconut - 4tbsp
Pepper corns - 1tsp
Red chilli powder - 2tsp
Coriander powder - 1tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4tsp
Perumjeeragam/sounf - 1/2tsp
Cardamamom - 2
Cinnamon - 1 small piece
Cloves - 3
Curry leaves - a few
Oil - 6tbsp
Salt - as needed

Method
Boil and shell 5 eggs and keep aside.In a pan, heat 2 tbsp of oil and fry perumjeeragm,cardamom,cloves,cinnamon,curry leaves and then coconut.Fry till coconut is almost golden brown.Grind this into a smooth paste.In a heavy bottomed, heat 2 tbsp oil and fry onion till they are golden brown (if you want smooth paste, you can grind onion at this point).Add gg paste to this and fry till raw smell goes.Now add turmeric,red chilli and coriander powder.Fry well till raw smell goes away and then add chopped tomatoes.After tomatoes are cooked enough, add grounded coconut paste.At this point add abt 1/2 cup of water,salt and let it boil for some time.When the desired consistency is reached, lower the heat to medium low.Cut boiled eggs into halves and add these into the kuzhambu.Let the kuzhambu stay in heat for another 2-3 minutes (do not let the kuzhambu boil at this point) and switch off.Serve hot with rice.


14 comments:

Vvs said...

Wow !! Egg curry looks fantastic..Gonna try it soon..thnx fr the recipe..

Happy cook said...

I love mutta curry hubby don't like them.
I should convert him.
This looks so yummm

Kitchen Flavours said...

Spicy and yummy looking gravy.

JZ @ Tasty treats said...

egg curry looks great!! as always, all ur gravy dishes turn out looking rich and creamy! yummmm!!

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indosungod said...

The egg curry looks fantastic, love the color. Egg curry is a big favorite and I will be giving this a try soon.

homecooked said...

This looks so yummy!Love the colour of the gravy.

Kalai said...

Varutharacha anything makes me drool, Maheswari!! This looks delicious, dear! :)

Gita's Kitchen said...

The kolumbu looks simply delicious...I would love this with rotis :)

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jeniffer said...

HI Maheswari,

Good receipe.....tried at home....came out very well....

Anonymous said...

donno where to add water and how much and donno when to put the salt
must mention everything in the recipe...

Guru said...

Noinfo abt where to add water...and salt...i was following the recipe and found that it doesnt come as gravy...u should mention everything in the recipe...

Maheswari said...

Hi guru and Anon

Sorry i didn't mention adding water.Will correct the recipe.Anyways, FYI you can add water after you add the grinded paste.