Spice up your daily egg with this mint flavored egg roast.
By Pushpa Kumar
To me eggs are the most ultimate comfort food. There are so many variations to its preparation. Toasts with egg is a hot favorite for breakfast in so many households and eateries. Here is a nice spicy version of the egg roasted with spices a great option for a later meal. The addition of mint instantly adds fantastic aroma and flavor to this egg roast.
This preparation makes for a nice dish by itself or served as a side with rice or breads.
6 boiled eggs
1.5 cups chopped onion
1 large vine ripe tomato chopped(cook in the microwave)
1 tsp each of grated ginger and garlic
3-4 tbsp oil
Fistful of mint leaves-about 3 mint sprigs
Salt as per taste
2 tsp cayenne powder
2 tsp cumin coriander powder(Deer brand)
1/2 tsp sadaf garam masala
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
Heat oil in a pan and add onions and salt when the onions turn translucent add ginger and garlic and stir cook till the raw smell disappears. Add turmeric,cayenne,cumin coriander powder,cooked tomatoes,garam masala,2-3 tbsp water,stir and cook covered till the contents are well blended and come together,add chopped mint leaves and stir till the gravy thickens. Cut eggs in half,spread them face down in the pan,sprinkle some water if needed,cook and gently flipcook them till they are roasted well.
Pushpa lives in Southern California.She loves listening to good music,travelling and enjoys photography.Her blog Taste as You Cook reflects her experiments in the kitchen.