Muttai Kulambu Recipe

Muttai Kulambu Recipe
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Muttai Kulambu is a Chettinad style of preparing egg curry. The gravy prepared using a melange of spices tastes heavenly with hot steamed rice. Still looking for reasons to taste a mouthful of this dish? Be assured you won't be able to stop at just one.
Muttai Kulambu Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 4 Eggs (hard boiled)
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Tomato (small)
  • 6 Garlic Flakes
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Paste
  • 1/4 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Tamarind Paste
  • Sugar (1 pinch)
  • 1 cup Water
  • Oil for cooking
  • Coriander Leaves for garnishing
  • Salt to taste
How to make Muttai Kulambu:
  • Chop the onion, green chillies, tomato and garlic.
  • Heat the oil.
  • Add fennel seeds and fenugreek seeds. Allow spluttering.
  • Add the chopped green chillies, onion, tomatoes and garlic.
  • Saute till they turn brown.
  • Cook till it turns tender.
  • Mix turmeric powder, red chili, coriander powder and salt.
  • Fry the mixture for few minutes.
  • Add coconut, tamarind paste, sugar and water.
  • Bring it to boil.
  • Drop the eggs in the gravy one by one.
  • Cook it covered over medium flame for 10 minutes.
  • Once the eggs are cooked properly, adorn the gravy with coriander leaves.
  • Serve it with steamed rice.

Reviews and Ratings:
Mohan Dass GK posted 19/01/2012
I tried this today! It worked out really well!!
A good curry! Everyone enjoyed it! Thanks