Egg curry in tamarind sauce and wheat lacha paratha

Ingredients 4 boiled eggs 1 big onion - finely chopped 1 big tomato - finely chopped 1/2 tsp tamarind paste concentrate / s...


4 boiled eggs
1 big onion - finely chopped
1 big tomato - finely chopped
1/2 tsp tamarind paste concentrate / soak tamarind in water for 20 minutes
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
3/4 tsp red chili powder
1/4 tsp paprika
1 tsp of coriander powder
1 tsp of cumin powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
pinch of asafoetida
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp dry fenugreek leaves
4 tsp oil
2 bay leaves
2 cups hot water
salt to taste
chopped cilantro


  • Heat up 1 tsp of oil in a pan. Apply little turmeric powder on boiled eggs and roast till they starts to get slight brown color. Once they cool down make vertical slits and keep them aside.
  • Heat up 3 tsp of oil in pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, bay leaves and let them crackle. Add chopped onion and saute till onion becomes translucent. Add pinch of asafoetida, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
  • Add tomatoes and saute till tomato gets mashed up with onion. Add red chili powder, paprika, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala and salt to taste. Saute till oil starts to come out from the spices
  • Add hot water to it and mix well. Add tamarind paste concentrate and let curry boil on medium heat. Once curry comes to boil, add boiled eggs. Add dry fenugreek leaves and chopped cilantro. let curry simmer on low heat for about 5-6 minutes. Serve hot with roti or rice.
Wheat lacha paratha


1 cup of wheat flour
2 tsp yogurt
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/4 tsp carom seeds
1 tsp oil
salt to taste
oil / ghee for roasting
some more wheat flour for dusting

  • Take wheat flour in a mixing bowl. Add cumin powder, carom seeds and salt to taste. Add 1/2 tsp oil and mix well. Remove all lumps. Add yogurt and start kneading the dough by adding little water. Consistency of a dough should be soft like regular chapati dough. Cover the dough and let it rest for about 30-40 minutes.
  • Make the equal medium sized balls. Take one ball, dip into flour and roll like a big sized thin chapati. Spread some oil on it and sprinkle little flour on it. Now pleat the chapati onto one side. Coil the pleated chapati to make round ball. Sprinkle some flour on it and roll gently. Thickness of paratha should be medium.
  • Roast paratha from both the sides using ghee or oil. Serve with any kind of Indian curry.


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  1. Oh Yumm and delish luking Egg Curry Dear.Happy and Delish Newyear2012

  2. yummilicious n delicious gravy..
    Happy New Year too !!
    Erivum Puliyum

  3. Happy New year to you and your family...egg curry looks delicious..lovely and tasty parathas

  4. delicious egg in tamarind,lacha paratha looks nice layer,I also always preparing this lacha paratha.... lovely recipe



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