Motta (egg) roast

Motta (egg) roast


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About this recipe: This dry egg dish is loved in combination with Kerala porotta and appam.

My_kitchen Kerala, India

Serves: 2 

  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 tablespoons Cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 6 large Onions chopped lengthwise
  • 2 Green chilies slit lengthwise
  • 1/2 teaspoon Crushed black pepper
  • 5 Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Boil the eggs.When done, peel off the shell and make 5-6 long cuts only on the white of the egg with a knife without cutting it apart.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard and let splutter. Now add ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder and the onions and roast well. When done, add green chilies, pepper, curry leaves and salt. Saute for another minute.
  3. Add the eggs to this onion roast and again, sauté all together for another minute. Serve with Kerala parotta or appam.

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