Monday, August 1, 2011

Sambal Egg / Egg Masala

5 hard boiled Eggs
2 onions (Finely Chopped)
1 tbsp garlic ginger paste
3 Tomato (Finely Chopped)
1 tsp Fennel seed
1 tsp Garam masala
2 tbsp Tomato Puree
1/4 tsp Sugar
3 tbsp oil
Salt to taste

To grind:
10 -12 Dry red chillies (Deseeded)

  • Soak the deseeded dry chillies in a cup of hot water for about 10-15 mins. Drain, cool it and grind it into a fine paste with few splashes of water. Keep aside.
  • make small slits on the white part of the boiled egg and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a wok and add the fennel seeds. Then add grinded chilli paste together with the garlic ginger paste. Fry till the raw chilli smell leaves.
  • Then add the onion and stir fry for few mins.
  • Then add the tomatoes and tomato puree. Cook till tomatoes are smashed and the oil comes to the surface.
  • Now add the garam masala, sugar, salt and 1/2 cup of water. Stir well to combine everything together.
  • When the sambal content boils and oil comes to the surface, add the boiled eggs.
  • Simmer the sambal for 2-3 mins and switch off the stove.
  • Serve the sambal egg garnished with some finely chopped coriander leaves.

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