Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Egg Keema Curry Recipe (Egg kheema curry/Muttai kheema curry) famous in Indian Take aways


Ingredients:

Oil                                                                      2 Tbsp
Bay Leaf                                                             1
Cinnamon Stick                                                   1 inch piece
Black Cardamom                                                1 (optional)
Green Cardamom                                                2
Whole Cloves                                                      2
Onion  finely chopped                                           1 large
Ginger minced/paste                                              2 tsp
Garlic minced/paste                                               2 tsp
Green Chilies finely chopped                                 to taste
Turmeric Powder                                                 1/2 tsp
Red Chili Powder                                                 to taste
Salt                                                                      to taste
Coriander Powder                                                2 tsp
Cumin Powder                                                     1 tsp
Tomatoes pureed                                                  2 large
Hard Boiled Eggs peeled and grated                     6
Frozen Green Peas                                               1/2 cup
Garam Masala                                                      1/2 tsp
Water                                                                    1/2 cup or little more
Cilantro finely chopped                                           for garnishing

Tomato Puree preparation:
Blanch tomatoes in hot water for 3 to 5 mins, skin it off and blend it to make puree.

Procedure:
1. Heat Oil in a medium non-stick pan on medium flame.
2. Add Bay Leaf, Cinnamon Stick, Black Cardamom, Green Cardamom and Whole Cloves. Stir for 30 seconds.
3. Add Onions and a little salt, mix well, cover and cook for about 15 minutes stirring frequently.
4. Add Ginger and Garlic, mix well and cook uncovered for another 5 minutes until Onions turn brown and oil starts to separate from the mixture.
5. Add Green Chilies and Tomatoes, mix well, cover and cook for about 10 minutes. Be sure to stir a few times in between.
6. Remove cover and continue to cook until oil starts to separate from the mixture again.
7. Add Red Chili Powder, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder and Cumin Powder. Mix well.
8. Add grated hard boiled eggs, salt and a little water and mix well.
12. Add Green Peas (cooked in the microwave for 1 minute with a little water) and Garam Masala and cook for 2-3 mintues.
13. Garnish with fresh Cilantro.
14. Serves 4

Recipe by Ramya (Cooking enthusiasist)


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