Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Spicy Egg Pepper Fry / Muttai Milagu Varuval

I never fail to make this egg pepper fry whenever I make biriyani or pulao of any sort.  The main ingredient used here is the pepper -jeera powder. I always have a small box of coarsly ground pepper -  jeera powder (in the ratio 1:2 ). It comes handy when you want to make quick rasam or to spice up an an egg omlette. But if you dont have that you can use the regular pepper and jeera powder seperatly.
This is a very quick and easy recipe and can be made for large crowds without any hustle or bustle :) 


Ingredients:
4 eggs boiled.
2 garlic pods , finely chopped
1/2 tsp fennel seeds powder/ whole fennel seeds (sombhu)
1 tsp pepper powder
2 tsp jeera / cumin powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 tsp curry leaves powder or few sprigs of curry leaves.

Method:

Boil the eggs with a little salt for about 10 mins. Remove from the stove, cover the pan with a lid and rest the eggs for 10 mins.

Peel the skin gently and cut into halves. Keep aside.

In a pan take1 tblsp of oil. When the oil is hot add garlic and all the powders. Stir for a minute in medium heat. 
Add salt and 1/4 cup water. When the water starts to boil and reduced a little bit add the eggs , cut side down.


 Cook for 2 mins.Turn them gently and cook till all the water evaporates and masala coats the eggs.








17 comments:

Cham said...

I never fried this way, sounds good for clearing the nose in this winter days :)

Reva said...

Egg fry looks super yum... sure winner with some hot parottas and yogurt..:))

Yummy..

Reva

Kitchen Flavours said...

That's an yet another new version to me...looks spicy and yum...

faseela said...

wow....so tempting egg fry.....superb


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Sharmilee! :) said...

Slurrp...me want that right away :)

Lizy said...

this is so good..love the way masalas have coated eggs..I will surely give it a try as I have half a dozen boiled eggs in my fridge.

Aarthi said...

This is a awesome recipe...YUMMY

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Sravs said...

That's a very tempting fry !! loved to have with rasam rice !!

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S.Menaga said...

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Julie said...

Very tempting,drooling over the fry!!
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Lena Rashmin Raj said...

i had fried egg with spices before.. but it became very rubbery.. this loooks super delicious.. can u tell me where i went wrong wen i tried?

Spandana said...

Looks very delicious.. love the eggs!!!

Mélange said...

Will definitely try this one..Too tempting to resist Sumi.

Only fish recipes said...

Wow...egg pepper fry looks just so delicious.....bookmarking the recipe!

Jay said...

just mouthwatering...excellent presentation..:)
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Purabi Naha said...

Wow, this looks yummy indeed! Happy Valentine's day!!
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Nupur said...

Gosh- the egg fry looks wonderful! I'm bookmarking this recipe to try soon.

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