Friday, 7 February 2014

Egg Omlette Pepper Curry

              One Sunday, chinnu was busy reading the newspaper supplement. Alright…a 10 month old won’t READ newspapers…she was busy tearing it. I saw this simple recipe while trying to save the paper from her. Made it the next day with slight changes and it tasted so good, I have started making it often nowadays.


Ingredients :

Egg – 4
Onion – 2
Tomato – 2
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
Green chillies – 4
Desiccated Coconut – ¼ cup
Cumin seeds – 1 tspn
Pepper – 1 tspn
Turmeric powder – 1/8 tspn
Chilli powder – 1 tspn
Coriander powder – 2 tspn
Cinnamon (1 inch) – 2
Cloves - 2
Fennel Seeds – 1 tspn
Pepper powder - 1/2 tspn
Coriander leaves – few
Lemon juice – 1 tspn
Salt – to taste
Oil – 1 tspn

Method :


Fine chop the onion, chilly and coriander leaves. Break open the eggs in a bowl, add half of the chopped onion, coriander leaves and chilly to it. Add salt and mix well. Heat a pan and pour half of the beaten egg mixture and spread it. Once cooked, flip and cook the other side also. Likewise prepare omlette with the rest of the beaten egg too. Cut the omlettes into square pieces of desired size.


Fine chop the tomatoes. Grind the coconut, cumin and pepper to a fine paste. Add little water if required. Heat the oil in a tawa, add the cinnamon, fennel seeds and cloves. Now add the rest of the onion, chilli and sauté well. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté till raw smell leaves. Now add the tomato and mash well. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder and mix well. Add the ground paste, ¼ cup water and bring to a boil. Switch off the stove, add the omlette pieces, chopped coriander leaves, pepper powder, lemon juice and mix well. Serve hot with dosa, chapathi or pulao.

Sending this to flavor up with spices event of ammaji's kitchen and only food for growing children at shruti's rasoi started by Pari.