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Egg Curry in Green Tomato Gravy

Egg curry in green tomato gravy


I did a little experiment in my kitchen. Made egg curry and instead of ripe red tomatoes, I added unripe or green tomatoes. The result was fantastic. 

Egg curry is one of the most easiest recipe which I like to cook when I get no time for cooking.  Sometimes when I have nothing else to cook for dinner, I make egg curry. Basically I add potatoes in egg curries and sometimes I like to add okra in the curry. I don't really remember when I cooked egg curry for the first time but my mother  often used to cook egg curry when I was a kid. I enjoyed my mother's egg curries a lot but my kids don't enjoy eating egg curry.  So I don't often cook egg curries. I cook egg curry for my husband and me. My kids love boiled eggs only.  But my son enjoys the gravy.

So the other day I made egg curry in green tomato gravy. I had two green tomatoes left in my refrigerator. These were the same green tomatoes I received from my dad and from which I made Green tomato pickle. Well those green tomato pickle is ready to serve now.  Without further delay let's jump to the recipe now.


Egg Curry in Green Tomato Gravy 



Egg curry in green tomato gravy


📎Course : Main course 
📎Cuisine : Indian
🔪Preparation Time : 10 minutes
♨Cooking Time : 30 minutes
🕞Total : 40 minutes
🍴Servings : 2

INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 green tomatoes 
  • 1/4 cup chopped long coriander leaves 
  • 1/4 cup chopped curry leaves 
  • 2 green chillies 
  • 1 white onion
  • 1 bay leaf 
  • 2 dry red chilies 
  • 1/3 tsp cumin powder 
  • 1/3 tsp coriander powder 
  • 1/3 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil 
  • Salt to taste 
METHOD:
  1. Boil eggs  Peel the eggs. Rub eggs with 1/3 tsp turmeric powder. 
  2. In a pan heat oil.  Fry the eggs till light golden brown. Keep aside. Keep the remaining oil.
  3. Chop tomatoes and onions roughly.  In a blender blend green tomatoes, green chillies, long coriander leaves and onion into a paste. 
  4. Now in the remaining oil add bay leaf and dry red chilies. When crackling pour everything from the blender jar. 
  5. Add cumin powder and coriander powder. 
  6. Add salt and 1 cup of water. 
  7. Cover the pan and cook for sometimes until the gravy becomes thicker. 
  8. Add fried eggs. 
  9. Remove from heat. 
  10. Serve hot with rice. 

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