A Quick Egg Masala Recipe with a South Indian Touch

Egg Masala Recipe

Egg masala is one of the most common dishes prepared across the country. However, every household has their own way of cooking the dish to make it distinct. Here we have a South Indian version of egg masala that can be made in just 25 minutes, and if you have the eggs already boiled, then it takes only 15 minutes! So, are you ready to cook this easy dish?  Let’s get started!

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A Quick Egg Masala Recipe with a South Indian Touch
Egg Masala Recipe
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Egg Masala Recipe
Instructions
  1. Boil the eggs, peel them and keep aside. Heat a shallow pan on medium flame, and dry roast the cumin seeds, red chillies, urad dal and curry leaves for about a minute. Let the mixture cool and then grind it to a fine powder.
  2. In a wide pan, heat a few teaspoons of oil and add onions. Sauté until golden brown and add the prepared masala powder with salt. Cook the masala for 1-2 minutes. Cut the eggs into halves and add into the pan. Stir gently and simmer on low flame for a few minutes.
  3. Add chopped coriander on top and serve hot with rice or roti.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Tips

Avoid cooking the eggs for more than 2-3 minutes. Overcooking them will make them chewy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long should I boil the eggs for a perfect yolk?

For a soft yolk and firm white, boil the eggs for 10 minutes. If you prefer hard-boiled eggs with firm yolk and white, then boil the eggs for about 12 minutes. 

What is the easiest way to peel boiled eggshells?

Put the boiled eggs in cold water immediately after boiling them. Once cold, gently tap them all around to crack the shell everywhere. You can then peel the shell off easily.

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