Chettinad Style Egg Masala. Egg Chettinad. Muttai Masala Varuval. Mutta Varuthadhu.
Eggs 4-6 boiled n peeled
Turmeric 1/4 spoon
Chili powder 1 spoon
Fresh tamarind 1 large pod
Sesame oil 1/2 tablespoon
Curry leaves few.
Dry coconut 2 spoons
Coriander seeds 2 spoons
Fenugreek seeds 1/4 spoon
Poppy seeds 1 teaspoon
Dry red chilies 7-9
Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
Peanuts 1 fistful
Steamed rice to go with.
Dry toast the spices and powder the same.
Slit the eggs twice but by still holding their shape.
Meanwhile, extract tamarind milk and set aside.
Heat up the griddle, add oil and tempering spices if needed. And followed by remaining powdered spices. Further add salt, turmeric, chili powder and tamarind milk. Cook over low-medium heat, without lid.
When oil separates, add the eggs and cook briefly.
Serve warm to go with your steamed rice. Enjoy your meal:)