|Egg Gravy / Egg Chalna / Muttai Salna|
My husband who is from the south most part of tamil nadu is fond of salna recipe.
Egg - 8 no
Onion - 2 no , Chopped
Tomato - 3 no , diced
Green chilli - 3 no
Cumin seeds - 2tsp
Pepper corns - 2 tsp
Fennel seeds - 2 tsp
Garlic pods - 10 nos
Ginger - 2.5' piece, chopped
Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp (Optional )
Paprika powder - 1 tsp (Optional ) , Gives red color naturally
Oil - 2 tbsp
Boil the Eggs and Slit them in to half but don't make them in to two halves.
Allow this to cool down.Run this mixture in to a paste by adding little water.
In a Shallow pan heat the remaining oil , add 1/2 tsp of fennel seeds and Now add the ground paste to oil.
Add little water and bring the contents to boil.
Add the boiled eggs to the gravy , Cook till the oil separates out from the gravy.
Serve hot with parotta , steamed rice , Idly , Dosa.