Friday, July 29, 2011

Egg curry with potatoes



Today I am sharing the recipe of kerala egg curry with potatoes, adding potatoes to the egg curry makes the curry thick and is perfect with appam. 

Serves ~ 3-4 adults

Ingredients

Hard boiled eggs ~ 4 nos ( Sliced vertically )
Potatoes ~ 2 medium sized
Onions ~ 2 nos
Green chillies ~ 4-5 nos
Chopped ginger ~ 1 tbsp
Chopped garlic ~ 1 tbsp
Tomato ~ 1 no
Coriander powder ~ 1 1/2 tbsp
Red chilly powder ~ 3/4 tbsp
Fennel powder / Perinjeerakam podi ~ 1/2 tsp
Garam masala ~ 1/2 tsp
Thick coconut milk ~ 1/2 cup ( Optional )
Curry leaves / Curry veeppila ~ 1 stem
Coriander leaves / Malli yela 
Mustard seeds / Kaduku ~ 1/2 tsp 
Oil ~ 2-3 tbsp
Salt to taste

Method
  • First pressure cook the potatoes for about 2 whistles by adding enough water and salt and peel off the skin when its cool enough to touch.
  • Then heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, and when it crackles, add curry leaves, chopped onions, chopped green chillies, chopped ginger and garlic and saute till onions become transparent. Then lower the flame and add coriander powder, red chilly powder, turmeric powder, fennel powder and garam masala and fry till the raw smell of the powders go.
  • Then add chopped tomatoes and fry till the tomatoes are nicely cooked and mashed. Then add chopped potatoes and about 1 - 1 1/2 cups of water. When it starts to boil, reduce the flame and add thick coconut milk along with sliced eggs and remove from the flame after 2 minutes. Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Notes: 
For making hard boiled eggs, first boil enough water along with salt and then add eggs and boil it for about 15-20 minutes and then remove it from flame and keep it under cold running water and then peel the skin off.

Cheers!!

20 comments:

Dzoli said...

This looks so tasty and simple enough to make;))

Shobha said...

Never tried out this combo..the curry looks tasty.

divya said...

looks very mouthwatering and tempting curry...

aipi said...

Such fantastic clicks n the recipe is rocking too ~ nice flavorful curry :)
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Chitra said...

Looks so delicious and perfect combo with aappam

Radhika said...

I love all your egg recipes Jisha. I have bookmarked and waiting to try them out once the Aadi month gets over. Thanks for sharing this yummy delight.


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Prathima Rao said...

Bookmarked!!!! Super tempting, aromatic curry!!!! The color looks so rich & inviting too...Good ob=ne Jisha :)
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Rinku Naveen said...

Wow! that looks so tempting. Never tried adding potatoes. Interesting one Jisha!

Suja said...

Adipoli mutta curry,perfect with appam/idiyappam..creamy and spicy..kothiyavunnu

Loveandcalories said...

This is the ultimate comfort food!! Lovely!!

Pavithra said...

The combo is ultimate..looks too good and tempting.Hey love ur header.

Vardhini said...

Looks yummy and simple.

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Lena Rashmin Raj said...

woww... color is super tempting..and serving vessel is so beautiful Jisha..

ANU said...

eggs and potato in curry love the combo! very nice recipe...


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Kalpana Sareesh said...

looks so colorful n yumm..

Lipsy said...

Loved your recipe...its so amazing we to see that similar recipes changes so much with little twist and magic of a different hand!!!

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Padhu said...

Curry looks so delicious .Fantastic pics

Irene said...

Oh yummy... will be nice with Appam :)

driveway said...

look so delicious .. Very interesting recipe .. thanks for sharing

ATasteOfMadness said...

This looks fabulous! I love curry, and this one sounds like a great combination of ingredients

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