Mutta (Egg)Avial In Thick Coconut Gravy


Mutta (Egg)Avial In Thick Coconut Gravy

Egg is cooked in thick coconut gravy.This dish is easy to make and can be served as side dish with rice. Mutta avial is a traditional kerala side dish with all the richness of avial (mix of vegetables in coconut sauce)and eggs.It best pairs with appam /Idiyappam and also serves a great side dish for rice too.This is a mildly spicy dish which even kids can enjoy too and a very healthy one too.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 people



  • Boil the eggs , remove shell and keep aside
  • In a blender, grind together the grated coconut, 1 shallot, turmeric powder, cumin seeds and chilli powder with 1/4th cup of water to a paste
  • Transfer this paste to a pan.Chop the green chilies and remaining shallots lengthwise and add to the paste
  • Bring the coconut gravy to a boil and add salt as per taste.
  • Chop the boiled eggs lengthwise and add to the gravy.
  • Cover and bring the avial to another boil and switch off the flame.
  • Serve the mutta avial with rice.
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