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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Spicy "Egg, Potato And Red Pepper" Curry

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Seeing plenty of curry dishes in my space? Blame it on the cold weather. I don't know about you, but home-cooked, hot and spicy curry is my answer to cope with the blustery weather. There is nothing that warms up my soul(and bones) like a steaming hot curry served on top of piping hot rice.
Having a plate of this curry brings such a feeling of contentment on me that is hard to beat! Yeah, only a few can surpass that kinda contentment - I can't really tell you what tops "my list of few" but I will let your imagination run wild. :)
Ingredients:
  • 4-6 Hard Boiled Eggs, Shelled
  • 1 Large Red Pepper
  • 4 Medium Gold Potatoes
  • 3-4 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt as needed
 For the Curry Paste:
  • 1-1/2 Large Yellow Onions, roughly chopped
  • 2 Roma Tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, skins removed
  • 1" Ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1 Tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Cracked Black Pepper
  • 2 Dry Red Chili
  • 1-2 Tsp Chili Powder, Optional
  • 1 Stalk Curry Leaf, Optional
Procedure:
  • In a pan, warm a tbsp of oil and saute the chopped onions, curry leaves,red chilies, fennel seeds, ginger and garlic until the onions are lightly browned.
  • Once the onions are browned, add the chopped tomatoes along with chili powder(if using), cracked black pepper, coriander powder, turmeric powder and saute till the tomatoes lose the raw smell.
  • Spread the sauteed mixture on a plate and allow it to cool prior to grinding.
  • In the same pan, add the remaining oil and add the chopped potatoes. Turn periodically for even browning.Takes about 5 minutes on a medium flame.
  • Add the red pepper and saute for couple more minutes.
  • Add the ground paste, little water and salt.
  • Stir to incorporate. The gravy shouldn't be too runny. Lid the pan and cook for 5-8 minutes or till the potatoes are fork tender.
  •  Slit the hard-boiled eggs in several places with a serrated/sharp knife. This helps the curry to permeate the eggs. Add the slit eggs and cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Serve on top of piping hot rice.
Enjoy!

Serves 3-4 people.
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      31 comments:

      1. i love eggs and will eat this any time of the day or night!! looks fab!!

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      2. Woww thats a marvelous egg curry, finger-licking curry for the sure,am hungry now..

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      3. Agree with you! And this is such a comfort food; can tweaked in so many different ways.

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      4. Superb!! seeing ur pic i bet it would been tasty!

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      5. soo yumm!...Now I am going to make boiled egg curry too!!!...
        I never put potatoes and eggs together...should try it sometimes...
        ya wonderful winter dish!
        Smitha

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      6. Wow..that looks so homey n comfy..loved it :)


        US Masala

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      7. I definitely do not have enough curry in my life. This curry dish looks delightful.

        Cheers.
        Velva

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      8. i am surely going to make this curry this week for sure...Just cant resist...too good!

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      9. Wow looks so so delicious.. love the combo absolutely tempting.

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      10. Really nothing can beat piping hot rice withthis egg curry. I make this often. looks fabolous

        Deepa
        Hamaree Rasoi

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      11. what a great dish my hubby makes a mean egg curry yum

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      12. Love egg curry. Snap makes me drool.... understand your curry cravings and that makes two of us:)

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      13. Wow...gravy looks yummy and tasty... looks lovely...wonderful combo...mouthwatering.

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      14. wow love it..loads of veggies n egg perfect meal..

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      15. i have been meaning to make an egg curry for so so long.. i like the addition of red peppers to it..
        agree to the fact that a bowl of hot anything helps in this weather..cant wait for summer...

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      16. Can have this curry with anything,delicious curry..

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      17. Egg and potato make a great combo for sure, Addition of bell peppers is a great thought lassie :)Looks yumm

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      18. Gosh I really really want this curry! I'm game for anything with boiled eggs in it :) Just made the dough for chapathi and was thinking about what curry to have it with :)

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      19. Awesome yaa, i'm hungry now.....i feel like having lost completely, didn't blog for the past 1 yr,i'm such a lazy ass!!!!

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      20. I say, the more curry the better! This is such a unique combination of ingredients! Delicious.

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      XoXo, Cool Lassi(e)