We have put together a list of 5 South Indian egg recipes that you can try at home.
5 South Indian Egg Recipes Part 3: Bagara Egg Masala
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. In this blog we discuss the third recipe:
Bagara Egg Masala
Boiled eggs dipped in a spicy gravy, this dish will help you put together a healthy meal in minutes. Pair it with steamed rice or plain chapatis, mint chutney and enjoy! Here's the recipe for you.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Preparation time: 12 minutes
Number of persons: 2
Dish type: dinner
- 4 Boiled Eggs
- 4 teaspoons Roasted Peanuts
- 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
- 1 cup coconut (grated)
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek seed
- 2 Dry red peppers
- 2 teaspoons Garlic Paste
- 4 curry leaves
- 2 green peppers
- 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
- 1 teaspoon Garam Masala
- 1 teaspoon tamarind paste
- Salt to taste
- 2 teaspoons Oil
- 1 cup of water
- Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan and fry the boiled eggs for 2 minutes.
- Remove the pan from the heat and set it aside.
- Grind the peanuts, sesame seeds, coconut with a little water into a fine paste and keep it aside.
- Heat oil in a pan.
- Add cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves, dry red chillies, garlic paste and green chillies one at a time.
- Bake this for a minute.
- Now add the prepared coconut, peanut and sesame paste.
- Fry this for 5 minutes on medium heat.
- Add turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and optional salt and fry for 3-4 minutes.
- Add water and mix well.
- Then add the eggs and the tamarind paste.
- Finally add the garam masala powder and mix everything well.
- Serve it hot with steamed rice and a bowl of raita.
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