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500th POST – Spicy Shahi Egg Masala

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A very easy, less time consuming with a common basic ingredient (EGG), attractive color (brown), very good texture (thick), very attractive (Color), wonderful aroma (blend of spices),  delicious (spices and egg) – It’s my 500th post “SPICY SHAHI EGG MASALA”. Thanks all for your support and do support me 🙂

This Egg masala goes out well with variety rice, Briyani’s and pilaf (pulav). Also it goes out well with any Indian Bread. My son being an all time favorite of egg, made me try out different egg recipes. The boiled egg when get induced in this masala, it gives out a very good taste, aroma and also its color attracts everyone. Let us move on to the recipe…

Spicy Shahi Egg masala

Spicy Shahi Egg masala

Ingredients:

  • Hard Boiled Eggs – 5 nos
  • Onions – 3 nos(medium sized)
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chillies – 4 nos
  • Shahi Jeera – ½ tsp
  • Coriander seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
  • Garlic – 6 cloves
  • Ginger – 1 “ inch stick
  • Cardamom – 1 no
  • Peppercorns – ½ tsp
  • Cloves – 3 nos
  • Cinnamon – 1”inch bark
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp

Preparation:

  • Heat a tsp of oil in a kadai. Add in the cumin, fennel, coriander seeds, red chilli, cloves, shahi jeera, cinnamon, cardamom, peppercorns, ginger and garlic and cook till the raw smell goes off.
  • Bring them to room temperature and grind it to a fine paste by adding little water.
  • Finely chop the onions.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add ¼ tsp of cumin seeds and curry leaves. Wait till they crackle.
  • Add the onions and fry till they are transparent.
  • Add the turmeric powder, ground masala and salt. Cook them till the raw smell goes off.
  • Pour in a cup of water, let it boil.
  • Slit the boiled eggs and add them in the masala, cover and cook till the masala thickens.
  • Pour in the lemon juice, stir and cook for 2 mins.
  • Transfer it to a bowl and garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.

Note: Gently slit the sides of the eggs. Make sure that the eggs should not break while stirring.

Shahi Egg Curry

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Shahi egg curry is a spicy and creamy curry made with dried kasuri methi. This curry is easy and also requires little time for preparation.  There many ways through which we make these Shahi recipe, but this one is most easy among all, but the taste remains the same.

I have accompained this Shahi Egg curry with Coconut milk rice.

Shahi Egg Curry

Shahi Egg Curry

Ingredients:

  • Eggs – 5 nos
  • Onion – 3 nos
  • Garlic – 6 pods
  • Green chillies – 1 no
  • Ginger – 1 inch stick
  • Kasuri methi – 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Fresh cream – 1 tbsp
  • Yogurt / Curd – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Red colour powder – a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Water – ½ cup

Preparation:

  • Roughly chop the onions. Hard boil the eggs and shell them out.
  • Grind the onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies to a smooth paste.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Pour in the paste and sauté them, till the raw smell goes and it turns to light brown colour.
  • Whisk the curd and cream, pour it in the kadai. Saute them till the raw smell goes off.
  • Now add turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala, salt and pour in a ½ cup of water and boil for 10 mins.
  • Put a pinch of red colour and give a stir. Make slit in the boiled eggs and put them in the gravy.
  • Cover and cook it for a while, till the oil floats on the top of the gravy.