February 10, 2012

Egg Urundai Kuzhambu....( Egg Balls in Tamarind Gravy)

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This Egg urundai kuzhambu is a bit lengthy process....But it tastes awesome ..we love it with hot rice ..
My MIL method...

  • Egg   - 6 nos
  • Onions - 2 nos (big)
  • Tomato  - 1 no (big)
  • Tamarind  - 1 (small lemon sized  ball ) 
  • Fennel Seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Fenugreek Seeds - 2 pinch 
  • Green Chilly - 2 to 3 no
  • Cornflour - 1 to 2 tsp 
  • RedChilli Powder - 2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry Leaves for seasoning 
  • Coriander Leaves 
  • Salt to Taste 
  • Oil

To Grind :

  • Coconut - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Roasted Gram (pottu kadalai) - 1 bsp
  • Fennel Seeds - 1/4 tsp 

Method :
              First grind coconut , roasted gram plus fennel seeds to a semi coarse mixture .While grinding sprinkle only little water ..In bowl beat 5 eggs & the add the coconut mixture & mix together well .  
          Heat oil in a pan add finely chopped onions , green chillies  & fry till  the onions turns light brown .Now add the coconut  egg mixture to it & mix all well together ..don't forget to add required amt of salt to this not over fry this mixture , it should have little moisture then only we can make balls ..Allow it to cool ,then add 1 more raw egg & 2 tsp of cornflour & mix well & make lemon size balls out of this & keep aside ....
              Heat oil in a kadai ,add fennel seeds ,fenugreek & allow it to pop .Then add the finely chopped onions ,curry leaves ,1 green chilly & fry till light brown. Add  sliced tomatoes & little salt & mix all well together .Now add the turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder & fry until the oil oozes out . Add the tamarind  juice & required amt of water , coriander leaves & allow it to boil .
 Once its started boiling ,simmer the gas & gently put the balls one by one ,so that it won't stick together.. Allow it to cook for 6 to 8 mins...garnish with coriander leaves ....goes well with hot rice ,dosa, idly....yummmm



Simplyfood said...

Interesting prep, where the eggs are scrambled and made into balls, I have only ever seen whole boiled curry.
Looks rich and delicious.

Reva said...

Awesome recipe... I have never tried scrambling eggs and made it into curry..:))
Bookmarked it ... Thanks for sharing it dear..:))

Jaleela Kamal said...

nalla irukku priya