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Kerala style Egg and Potato Curry

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.

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    4 Comments

  • Reply
    Shreya at Jumbodium
    January 14, 2015 at 12:13 pm

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

  • Reply
    Joyce John
    April 28, 2016 at 4:05 am

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

  • Reply
    Unknown
    January 8, 2018 at 7:32 pm

    Tried this recipe today,came out well. Right balance of spices and coconut milk.Thank you.😊

    • Reply
      Kurryleaves
      May 12, 2018 at 9:03 pm

      Thank You hazanath asraf for the feedback

      Regards

      Vidya

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