Spicy Chettinad Egg Masala


Spicy Chettinad Egg Masala

Spicy Chettinad Egg Masala is a delicious Indian recipe served as a Side Dish to rice or chapathi. This recipe is made of masala based gravy and is popular in Chettinad area of Tamil Nadu.
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 2 people


Roast and Grind:

  • 1 tsp Jeera
  • 1 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 Cloves and cinnamon
  • 4 Red chili
  • 2 tblsp Coriander seed
  • 1 tsp Poppy seed
  • 4 Cashew nuts
  • 3 tblsp Coconut


  • Roast all ingerdients one by one in same pan with some oil
  • Allow to cool for few mins and grind paste
  • Make paste of tomato and green chili and keep aside
  • Boiled hard eggs and slit into side add to pan with oil
  • Add turmeric red chili powder and salt and fry for few min to coat all in egg
  • In same pan add more oil and temper all seasonings
  • Add onions and saute and add ginger and garlic paste
  • Add tomato paste and fry for 5 mins
  • Add Grind paste mix well and cook for few mins and add water to cook all masala well.
  • Now add eggs and coriander leaves and swtich off the flame
  • Now spicy chettinad egg masala ready..
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