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Mother's Day

Winning entry: Dimer Dalna or Bengali egg curry.

Photo and recipe by dimple146

"In our family, everyone loves this dish and is an absolute favourite on Sunday afternoons.This is a great recipe for new cooks, since you can never go wrong with this dish, unless of course you have put in excess salt in the dish"

Recipe: Ingredients:
4 hard boiled eggs-shelled; 1 medium sized potato, peeled and cut into cubes; 3 green chillies slit; 3 tbsp of mustard oil; 1 tsp of turmeric; 3 tsp of Kashmiri Chili powder;
1 large onion sliced; 1 tsp of cumin seeds; 1 bay leaf; 2 dry red chilies; 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste; 1 tsp sugar; 2 tbsp of tomato ketchup; 2 tbsp of whisked yoghurt; 1 tsp of Dhania-jeera powder; ½ tsp of garam masala; Salt to taste; Coriander leaves to garnish

Directions:
Take the hard boiled eggs and make slits on them;  
Coat them in a mixture of turmeric, salt and red chili powder;  
Fry them in 1 tsp of oil. Take out, when nicely fried;  
Next add the turmeric, chilli, salt mixture to the cubed potatoes and fry them in this oil. Take out, when 3/4th fried;  
In a deep bottomed vessel, take 2 tbsps of mustard oil. Heat it, then add a bay leaf, 2dried red chilies and a tsp of cumin seeds; Once the cumin seeds splutter, add the sliced garlic and fry for a min. Take care not to burn the garlic ; 
Add a tsp of sugar in the oil;  
Next add the sliced onions and keep on frying till they change color and become light brownish; Next add the slit chilies;  
Add a pinch of turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste and the tomato ketchup;
Next add 2 tsps of Kashmiri chilly powder and the yoghurt;
Add 1 tsp of Dhania-jeera powder and fry well, adding a little water and fry till oil starts to separate;
Once oil starts to separate, put in the fried eggs and potatoes and mix; 
Add little water for gravy, and salt to taste; 
Once it comes to boil and potatoes are cooked, add ½ a tsp of garam masala; Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

 

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10 May 2013

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