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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

E - Egg Kurma Andhra Style

Egg Kurma is a rich gravy dish that is made with coconut and cashew paste. The egg is slit so it absorbs the gravy a little and adds a nice taste.
The dish goes well with rice or roti. It's easy to make so a good one for lunch boxes as well. 
I have used the same gravy and substituted the eggs with soya chunks ones and it turned out well. 

Preparation Time: 10 minutes 
Cook Time: 20 minutes 
Serves : 2

Ingredients:
Eggs : 2 boiled 
Onion : 1 large chopped 
Tomato: 1 large chopped 
Green chilies: 2
Ginger garlic paste: 1 teaspoon 
Turmeric: 1/2 teaspoon 
Red chili powder: 1 teaspoon 
Garam masala: 1/2 teaspoon 
Coconut : 2 teaspoons
Cashews : 1 tablespoon 
Salt to taste 
Cilantro/Coriander leaves: To garnish 

For Tempering:
Cloves : 4
Elachi/Green cardamom: 4
Cinnamon: 1" stick 
Bay leaf: 1

Method:

Soak cashews for 10 minutes and make a paste of cashews and coconut.
Heat oil in a pan and add the ingredients listed and fry for 1 minute. Add onions, turmeric and green chilies, sauté till they turn translucent. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 30 seconds.
Add tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Make small slits to the boiled eggs and add them to the pan. Fry for 2 minutes. Add chili powder, salt, cashew coconut paste, 1 1/2 cups of water and cook for 3 minutes. 
Add garam masala and turn off the stove. Garnish with cilantro.
Serve hot with rice or roti.


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20 comments:

  1. Egg is my favourite and I love this curry!!

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  2. An awesome treat. Loved the curry :)

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  3. I don't add cashews to egg curry but will try next time.

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  4. Lovely curry! Good choice for the alphabet.

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  5. Definitely a treat for egglovers .

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  6. I make this quite often and my folks enjoy it..good one..

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  7. I have recently started making egg based dishes. Need to try this. Looks very nice..

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  8. Love love this egg curry. Gravy sounds so creamy & delicious.

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  9. Great choice for alphabet E.. Spicy and delicious.

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  10. yummy treat for egg lovers...

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  11. One of my famy favorite,make it once in a week,looks awesome.

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  12. I do this kurma often whenever i feel like making something quick, we just love it to the core.

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  13. In Kerala we add coconut milk to the gravy. Ilove this one!

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  14. the way you present the step by step pics just make me so hungry - I can almost hear the sizzle as it is cooking

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  15. A rich gravy with cashew paste...Nice choice for the alphabet.

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