Muttai kulambu recipe
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Muttai kulambu recipe

Muttai kulambu recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Tamilnadu cuisine
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs

to saute and grind

  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 no star anise
  • 2 no cloves
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3/4 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp peppercorns
  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 cup shallots - chopped
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • 3 no green chilli
  • 2 inch ginger
  • 2 tbsp garlic
  • 1 medium tomato - chopped
  • 1/4 cup coconut pieces
  • 1 tsp tamarind

for curry

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 3/4 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • 1 large onion - thinly sliced
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves - chopped

Instructions

  • boil 3 large eggs, peel and keep it ready. 
  • to saute and grind: heat oil, add cinnamon, cloves, star anise, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, peppercorns and fry till brown
  • add shllots, curry leaves, ginger and garlic. fry till brown
  • further, add chopped tomatoes, coconut and fry till mushy. 
  • cool and grind with little water to fine paste
  • heat oil in a pan, add fennel seeds, curry leaves and sliced onions. 
  • sprinkle salt and fry till brown. 
  • prepared masala to be added to the brown onions along with turmeric powder, salt , water and mix well. 
  • close and cook for 10-15 minutes. open and add the boiled eggs. make slits on eggs and make them. 
  • additionally, drop an egg into the pan. 
  • close and cook again for 5-8 minutes. 
  • open and add chopped coriander leaves. serve with rice/roti.