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:)
Vanilla Chai Latte:
Soy Milk 2 cups/ Organic whole milk
Nutmeg - about 1/2 a nut - crushed
Cinnamon - 1 stick
Cloves - 3
Cardamom - 3 crushed
Mint leaves - 5
Green tea bag - just 1
Vanilla beans (preferably) I used essence tho'
Honey few spoons.
Boil all the spices in about 1/4 cup of water. Filter the same...now dip green tea bags in this concoction for few minutes. Add honey and vanilla to it.
Now, mix the milk and beat them vigorously for about 2 minutes. Once it comes to frothy, its done.
Serve chilled, garnish with mint leaves.