Authentic Recipes from the Kitchens of Shriya, Nithu & Arthi!

Mutta Dosa / Egg Dosa

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in Breakfast Menu, Egg Dishes | 3 comments

My husband is a huge fan of Egg Dosa. Whenever I make Dosa, he prefers Mutta Dosa. It is very simple to make and it will be good with any spicy chutney. Time of Preparation : 10 minutes Spice level : 1 out of 5 Ingredients: Dosa Batter – 2 cups Eggs – 1 egg to mix with batter + 1 egg for each dosa Green chillies – 2 (finely chopped) Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp (finely chopped) Pepper – as required (I have used freshly ground pepper) Salt – to taste Oil – 1/2 tsp for each dosa Method of Preparation: Beat an egg and mix it with 2 cups of dosa batter. Beat eggs as required and keep it aside. Heat electric griddle or dosa pan in medium heat and make crepes of around 6″ diameter. Add...

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Spider Deviled Eggs

Posted by on Oct 31, 2012 in Appetizers, Egg Dishes | 1 comment

Deviled Eggs are a common holiday or party food served as a side dish, appetizer or a main course. Eggs are hard boiled, shelled and cut in half and filled with a stuffing made of egg yolks mixed with other ingredients. Here I have topped the eggs with creepy little olive spiders. It is perfect for Halloween and you can bring it to your office/house party and impress everyone. Ingredients: Cooked Eggs : 4 (peeled) Mayonnaise : 2 tbsp Ground Mustard : 1/2 tsp Salt : to taste Pepper : 1/4 tsp Whole Black olives to decorate Method Of Direction: Cut eggs lengthwise into half. Remove the egg yolks and keep it in separate bowl. Mash the egg yolks and add mayonnaise, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir everything evenly. Fill the egg whites with egg yolk mixture prepared above, heaping it lightly. Cover...

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Egg Thokku – Spicy Egg Pickle

Posted by on Aug 17, 2012 in Egg Dishes | 5 comments

Egg Thokku or Muttai Thokku is a spicy dish where boiled egg is browned and cooked in a spicy onion tomato curry. Muttai means egg, thokku means pickle in Tamil. There are various methods to make this dish and this one is my favorite. Watch out for the spicy goodness and reduce the chili powder if you want it to be mild. You can serve this dish with rice or roti (Indian bread). I would say Paratha with egg thokku is the best combination. Enjoy this spicy egg dish at home. Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes No. of servings: 5 Spice level: 4 out of 5 Ingredients:  Boiled eggs – 10 Chopped onion – 2 cups (250 to 300 grams) Big tomatoes – 3 Ginger garlic paste – 1 and 1/2 tbsp A few curry leaves Mustard...

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Egg Puff

Posted by on Mar 14, 2012 in Appetizers, Baking, Egg Dishes, Snacks | 4 comments

Puffs are the easiest snack to make and this is the first time I have tried Egg puffs. Whenever I make veg puff my husband asks for Egg puff. The egg puffs came out really good and he liked it a lot. Time of Preparation : 1 hr 10 minutes No of Servings : 9 to 12 puffs Spice level : 3 Ingredients: Puff pastry sheet – 1 (I have used pepperidge farm puff pastry sheet. 2 sheets will be there) Eggs -5 Onion – 1/2 cup (finely chopped) Capsicum – 1/4 cup (finely chopped) Tomatoes – 1/3 cup (finely chopped) Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp Red chilli powder – 3/4 tsp (according to spice level) Coriander powder – 3/4 tsp Chaat masala – 1/4 tsp Oil – 1 tbsp Salt – to taste Method of Preparation: Thaw...

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Spinach and Artichoke Souffle

Posted by on Apr 24, 2011 in Breakfast Menu, Featured, Baking, Multi Cuisine, Egg Dishes | 21 comments

Souffle is a light and fluffy baked dish consisting of stiffly beaten egg whites and other ingredients along with egg yolks. It can be a main dish or a dessert.  The beaten egg whites makes it puffy and lift up. Today I am sharing the recipe for Spinach and Artichoke Souffle. This is one of my all time favorite dish inspired by Panera Bread Company, a chain of bakery-cafe. Whenever I take a bite, I have always wondered how can a dish be so wonderfully prepared. I learnt to make souffle from a cookbook and tried it. It turned out so good. Here you go… Preparation time: 60 minutes No. of Servings: 7 Spice level: 2.5 Ingredients: Grated parmesan cheese or bread crumbs – 1/2 cup (for dusting) Thick Bechamel sauce – 1 1/2 cups (recipe below) Salt –...

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Potato Egg Curry

Posted by on Jun 30, 2010 in Featured, Best of ST, Egg Dishes | 26 comments

I wanted to try a different egg recipe and one of my friends here, told about this egg curry. I tried this and it is very simple and it is good to taste too. This egg curry goes well with chappathis. Preparation Time: 30 minutes No of Servings: 3-4 Spice Level: 3 out of 5 Ingredients: Eggs – 4 Potato – 1(large) Onion – 1/2(thinly sliced) Tomatoes – 2(chopped) Coriander powder – 2 tsp Red chilli powder – 1 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Green chilli – 1 Cumin seeds – 1 tsp Salt – to taste Oil – 2 tsp Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp Method of Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions till they become golden brown. Allow it to cool and grind it with the tomatoes and keep it aside. Boil...

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Spicy Egg Korma – Spicy Egg Curry

Posted by on Jun 14, 2010 in Meat & Seafood Entrees, Featured, Best of ST, Egg Dishes | 36 comments

This is again an recipe from my sister’s (Kavitha) kitchen. She shared this recipe with me. My mom used to make this and she makes the perfect egg korma. Recently when I was speaking to my sis and it reminded me of this curry and I couldn’t wait to make it. Egg korma is always easy to make and it tastes so good. The tricky part in this recipe is adding the egg in the curry. Because you shouldn’t stir the curry once you’ve added the egg. It came out very well for me. Try this recipe and lemme know how it turns out for you? Preparation Time : 35 minutes No of servings : 3-4 Spice Level : 3 out of 5 Ingredients : Eggs : 4 Onion : 1 (medium) (Finely chopped) Tomato : 2 Ginger &...

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Egg adai kozhambu – Omelete curry

Posted by on Apr 23, 2010 in Featured, Best of ST, Egg Dishes | 15 comments

I have moved to Arkansas recently. I got some new friends and here is the chance to learn more new dishes. One of my friends here made this Egg adai kozhambu. Usually I will make the egg curry with eggs. When my friend made this, I feel it is very different and I asked her the recipe. It is very easy to make and I tried this. It came out very well and we can have it with rice or dosa. Preparation time: 20 minutes No of Servings: 2-3 Spice level 3 out of 5 Ingredients: Eggs-3 Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp Curry leaves-a few Onion-1/2(finely chopped) Turmeric-1/4 tsp Oil-1 tbsp Masala to grind: Cumin seeds-1 tsp Pepper-1/4 tsp Red chillies-3 to 4 Split roasted gram(Dalia)-2 tbsp Coconut-2/3 cup Method of preparation: Heat 1tsp oil in a pan and fry cumin...

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Egg Curry

Posted by on Mar 19, 2010 in Meat & Seafood Entrees, Featured, Best of ST, Egg Dishes, Cooking Videos | 26 comments

Egg is a versatile cooking ingredient. Many people who dont eat meat like eggs.  Eggs can be cooked in many ways.  This time I  have made Egg curry which goes well with chappathi or rice. Preparation time: 30 minutes No of Servings: 3 Spice level: 4 out of 5 Ingredients: Eggs : 4 Onion : 1(finely chopped) Tomatoes : 2(chopped) Ginger garlic paste : 2 tsp Cumin seeds : 1 tsp Red chilli powder : 2 tsp Coriander powder : 1 tsp Cumin powder : 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder : 1/2 tsp Chicken masala powder : 1/2 tsp(optional) Oil : 1 tbsp Salt : to taste Coriander leaves : 3 strings Method of Preparation Boil the eggs for 15 to 20 min. Peel the shells and cut them vertically into two halves. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin...

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