Sunday, March 03, 2013

Amma's Muttai Kuzhambu / Egg Curry

What you will need

Hard boiled eggs -  6 (halved)
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Green chillies - 2-3 (slit)
Tamarind - 1 big gooseberry size
Salt - to taste
Potato - 2 small size,cubed (optional)
Water - as needed
To grind :
Coconut (shredded) - 3/4 cup
Jeera  -  1tsp
Garlic - 1 pod
Curry leaves - 3
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
For tempering :
Oil - 3 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal -1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - a few
Whole red chillies - 4

How you will make
Soak tamarind in a cup of water and extract tamarind juice.Grind all ingredients listed under 'To grind' into a fine paste.In pan on medium heat,  pour tamarind juice and add red chilli powder and brind it to a boil.Now add grinded coocnut paste, slit green chillies,salt and let boil until raw smell is gone and gravy thickens.In between add water if necessary.Once you get the correct consistency for the gravy , reduce the heat to low.Add in the hard boiled eggs.Slowly mix in so that all the eggs are coated with the gravy.In another pan, temper the ingredients listed under 'For tempering'  and pour it over the curry.Serve hot with rice.


Priya Suresh said...

Irresistible curry, mom's foods are always the best;

Finla said...

I love mutta curry and that is something we had a lot when i was living at home, but here i make it once in a blue moon as hubby is not wild aobut them. I am sure bookmarking this one.