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Chettinad Egg Curry is a very popular delicacy of Tamil Nadu. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Egg Curry by following this easy recipe.

Chettinad Egg Curry Recipe
10.0 / 10 ( 3 votes)
Recipe Type
Non Veg.

• 6 Eggs (hardboiled)
• 3 tsp Coriander Powder
• 1 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
• 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
• 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
• 1/2 tsp Turmeric
• 1/2 Ginger
• 2 tsp Garlic Paste
• 2 tbsp Oil
• 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
• 1/2 tsp Fennel Seeds
• 1 Cinnamon Stick
• 3 Onions (ground)
• 250 gm Tomatoes (peeled, seeded & ground)
• 250 ml Water
• 350 ml Coconut Milk
• 1 tbsp Lime Juice
• Coriander (chopped)
How to make Chettinad Egg Curry:
Peel eggs and cut them into halves (lengthwise).
Grind coriander powder, chili powder, 1 tsp fennel seeds, cumin, turmeric, ginger and garlic together with 2 tbsp water to make a paste.
Heat oil in a shallow pan and fry fenugreek, fennel seeds and cinnamon for 10 minutes. Add in onions and fry till they are golden in color.
Now add the spice paste and cook for 5 minutes. Pour a little water in the pan to avoid scorching. Stir in tomatoes and cook for another 3 minutes.
Stir in coconut milk and heat for some time. Also, add limejuice at this stage.
Season with coriander and add eggs to make it ready to serve!

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