We have put together a list of 5 South Indian egg recipes that you can try at home.
5 South Indian Egg Recipes Part 1: Egg Dosa
India is a country known for its spectacular regional cuisines that are versatile and extensive to the core.
You can see the instant shift of vibrant colors and flavors as we move from one region to another, with different cooking styles, techniques and ingredients.
While North Indian food is an amalgamation of bold spices, South Indian cuisine has a spicy twist with a touch of aromatic seeds, coconut oil and much more. Speaking of South Indian cuisine, it is diversified, with exquisite dishes from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
From Chettinad recipes to Bagara recipes, South India is known for both non-veg and vegetarian dishes. But did you know it also has a wide variety of egg dishes?
We have put together a list of 5 South Indian egg recipes that you can try at home. We kick off this blog with the first recipe:
Let's start the list with egg dosa, also known as Muttai Dosai. This protein-rich egg dosa recipe is an ideal breakfast option for busy mornings. All you have to do is spread the batter, beat some eggs with spices and pour the prepared egg mixture over it. That is it!
Prep time: 5 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Number of people: 2
Type of dish: breakfast, lunch
Tawa or frying pan
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup dosa batter
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 green chili pepper, finely chopped
- 1 tsp coriander leaves, chopped
- 1 tsp oil
- Salt (as needed)
- Heat a tawa. Grease it with oil.
- When the tawa is hot, pour the dosa batter onto the skillet and spread in circular motions. Let it cook until the edges begin to separate.
- At this point you can also add a dash of curry, or sauce or your favorite spice to the dosa, spreading it evenly.
- Now break the egg, drop the yolk on the dosa and divide it over the dosa.
- Add onion, chillies and coriander leaves. Let it cook.
- Add some oil to the edges of the edges of the dosa.
- Gently flip it over with the spatula. Let the egg side of the dosa boil.
- Serve hot and crispy.