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12 January 2015

Kerala style Egg and Potato Curry

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Kerala Style Egg and Potato Curry



Kerala style egg and potato curry.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 4 to 5
Recipe source : Suriani Pachakam by Bava.R.Lukose
Ingredients:
  1. Hard boiled eggs- 5 to 6
  2. Onion,sliced - 2 medium( appr 1 cup)
  3. Ginger,finely chopped - 1 tbsp
  4. Garlic,finely chopped - 1 tbsp
  5. Green chilies,cut vertically - 4( or according to taste)
  6. Thin coconut milk - 2 cups
  7. Potato ,cubed - 2 small(appr 1 cup)
  8. Vinegar - 1/2 tsp
  9. Thick coconut milk - 1/2 cup
  10. Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
  11. Curry leaves - 2 sprigs
  12. Shallots,sliced - 1 tbsp
  13. Salt - to taste
  14. Oil - as required
For Masala paste:
  1. Kashmiri chili powder- 1 tsp
  2. Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  3. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  4. Black pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
  5. Cinnamon - 1" piece
  6. Cloves - 4
  7. Water - as required
Instructions:

  • In a blender,combine together all the ingredients listed under ' For masala paste' ,grind to form a smooth paste.Keep aside until required.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add onion and saute until it turns golden.
  • Add ginger,garlic and green chilies.Saute  until raw smell leaves.Now reduce the flame to low and add the prepared masala paste.
  • Cook ,stirring continuously ,until the masala starts to leave the sides of the pan.Next add thin coconut milk,potato and vinegar.
  • Mix well ,cover and cook over medium flame until the potatoes are soft.
  • Once the gravy turns thick,add thick coconut milk and salt to taste.Add the boiled eggs.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds and let it splutter.Now add curry leaves and shallots.Saute until it turns golden brown. 
  • Pour this over the curry and switch off the stove..Cover and keep aside for about 10 minutes before serving.Serve with appam,idiappam,chapathi or pathiri. 
  • NOTES
    • Adjust the quantity of green chilies and  chili powder , according to your taste.
    • I halved the recipe ,as you can see in the pics.


    2 comments:

    1. A perfect and delicious egg curry. Looks so tempting. Just loved it. Will surely prepare as per your recipe. Thank u for the share.

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    2. I made it, everyone loved it. It was delicious...

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