Saturday, January 15, 2011

Egg Thokku

Egg thokku is the simplest side dish to go with dal rice or even with Chapathi/ roti. Try it.. You will definitely like it. Takes just 10 mins, but tastes yummy..

You will need:
  • 4 eggs
  • 1½ big onions
  • 1 big tomato
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt as required
  • ¼ tsp mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp fennel seeds
  • coriander leaves( few finely chopped)


Step 1:

Chop onion lengthwise and keep it aside. Chop the tomatoes finely.

Step 2:

Heat some water in a vessel and boil 4 eggs. Let it boil for 15 mins. Now the boiled egg is ready. Keep it aside.

Step 3:

In a non stick pan, heat 2 tbsp oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fennel seeds, Once it splutter add curry leaves to it.

Step 4:

Now add the chopped onions to it and saute it till it turns translucent. It will take around 5 mins in medium heat. Then the ginger garlic paste to it along with the chopped tomatoes. Saute it till the tomatoes turn mushy.

Step 5:

Now add the chilli powder and turmeric powder. Saute it just for one min. Add salt at this stage

Step 6:

De shell the boiled eggs and cut it . Now add the boiled eggs to this masala and saute it. Add the garam masala to this now. If you have some chopped coriander leaves, you can add it at this stage. Check for salt.
You can add some water if you are making this dish for a big crowd.

Lower and flame. Now cover it with a lid and keep it in the low flame just for 2 to 3 mins. Switch off the flame and serve it with dal rice or with Chapathi.. Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!

1 comment:

Mullai said...

Welcome back!! Good post, egg curry looks tempting and string beans curry is even more tempting.