Eggs are universally popular and everybody's favorite. It happens to be my favorite too. A variety of dishes can be prepared with eggs. It is a perfect comfort food. You can enjoy for breakfast, brunch, lunch, snack or dinner. The choice is yours.
So I would like to share a very easy and a quick Andhra style Egg Curry, which I tried for the first time and I simply enjoyed my meal. You can leave the eggs whole if you prefer. However, I like to halve them. Both spicy and tangy, this is an absolute delicacy. You can enjoy with steamed rice, any Indian flat bread, dosa or appam. So check out the step by step pictorial recipe to prepare this yummy flavorful dish.
- 3 eggs, boiled
- 3 tbsp. oil
- 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
- 1/4 tsp. cumin seeds
- 1 sprig curry leaves
- 1 tsp. lime juice
- 1 tsp. coriander leaves, chopped
- 2 onions, roughly chopped
- 1 pod garlic
- 4-5 Kashmiri red chilies
- 1 tsp. cumin seeds
- 1" cinnamon stick
- 2 green cardamoms
- 4 cloves
- 1/4 tsp. peppercorns
- 1 tsp. tamarind paste
- 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
- 1 tbsp. coriander powder
- salt to taste
Grind all the mentioned ingredients into a coarse paste and keep aside. Slice the eggs into half if you wish.
Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Sauté for a few seconds.
Add the ground paste and stir fry on a medium flame till it is well cooked. Drop in the eggs and mix well so that it is well coated.
Cover and cook for a minute each, on both sides. When done, add lime juice and garnish with coriander leaves. Enjoy as a side dish with steamed rice, any Indian flat bread, dosa or appam.
When done, add lime juice & garnish with coriander leaves.
Enjoy as a side dish with steamed rice, any Indian flat bread, dosa or appam.