A simple side dish to make a simple meal
Egg is a good source of protein,Vitamin D and
many nutrients, and it’s best to include daily in
your menu .
There is a misconception that egg has negative
effects on cholesterol.Consuming an egg a day
does not contribute to cholesterol.
Egg contribute to good cholesterol, so please do
check for further health benefits, as I have
given a plain point on it .
Now to the simple recipe
This recipe is for new home cooks .
Boiled eggs 4-6
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1-2 tsp vinegar
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp powdered mustard
1/2 tsp honey/ sugar ( optional)
A tsp of olive oil / or any oil
Salt to taste
Excluding egg first mix in all the ingredients.
Make cuts on the boiled and peeled eggs.
Coat the egg with the mixed masala paste .
This dish is good to be served with pulaos ,fried rice,and rotis.No garlic is used in this dish.
Onion and ginger are ground together and sautéed till brown,and then the spices are added to
it.The same mixture can be used to make meat and seafood dishes.Even potatoes can be
made this way….Let’s move onto the protein packed recipe now….
200 gm paneer
2-3 onions quartered
1 capsicum or 2-3 green chillies
5-6 boiled eggs
10 dried red chillies
3-4 tblsp. pieces of ginger
Thick tamarind water or 1/2 cup,or kokum water
1/4 tsp.pepper powder
Salt to taste.
1 tblsp rice flour ( you can use cashew paste or almond paste if you don’t like rice flour)
1 piece cinnamon
1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
1 tsp.cummin powder.
2 tblsp vinegar
2-3 tblsp ghee or oil
1 tsp sugar
First grind the chillies ,and the onions and ginger to a paste.
Heat oil and add the ground paste with salt,sugar and sauté till brown.
Add paneer and the rest of the ingredients one by one and cook till thick
Tip:If you like to add tomatoes you could add purée of 2 tomatoes
You could first roast the onions brown and then grind too,without directly grinding
Fried paneer can be added to this curry
1-2 tsp oyster sauce/fish sauce.