March 2, 2016

Steamed Egg Omlette Kurma / Diet Friendly Recipe - 93 / #100dietrecipes

Steamed egg omelette kurma is a creamy and tasty kurma prepared using steamed omelette cubes. This curry is completely healthy as melon seeds and roasted gram are used instead of coconut, which also enhances the flavor and creamy texture to kurma. This delicious kurma can be serve with Idly, Dosa, Roti, Phulka or Brown rice.

Ingredients :

For Steamed Eggs :

3 Eggs 
1 Medium sized Onion, Finely chopped 
2 Green chillies, finely chopped 
A pinch of Turmeric powder
Salt to taste 

For Kurma :

2 Onions, chopped 
4 - 5 Green chillies, chopped
3 Tsp Olive oil / Cooking oil 
2 Bay leaves
1 Elachi
1/2 Tsp Saunf
1/4 Tsp Garam Masala 
1 Tsp Ginger garlic paste 
Salt to taste  
1 Tomato, chopped 

To Grind :

1 Tbsp Watermelon seeds
1 Tbsp Muskmelon seeds
2 Tbsp Roasted gram / Pottukadalai

Method :

Break eggs in a bowl and add chopped onion followed by green chillies, turmeric powder and salt.

Beat well with a fork and steam it for 10 minutes in a medium flame.

Once it gets cooked, remove from the flame and cool it completely.

Cut the steamed eggs into cubes and keep aside.

To Grind :

Wash and soak the melon seeds for 15 - 20 minutes.

Drain the water and grind into fine paste by adding roasted gram and water.

Transfer it to a bowl and keep aside.

To prepare kurma :

Heat 1 tsp olive oil in a pan and add the chopped onions along with green chillies.

Saute till it turns light brown color and remove from the flame.

Cool and grind into fine paste by adding little water.

Transfer it to a bowl and keep aside.

Heat the remaining oil in the same pan and add bay leaves followed by elachi and saunf.

Add the ground onion paste followed by ginger garlic paste and garam masala.

Saute till the raw smell goes off and add the chopped tomato.

Cook it for a minute and add half cup of water.

Cook it again for 5 minutes in a medium flame and add the ground melon paste followed by a cup of water.

Simmer the flame and cook it for another 5 minutes or till the gravy thickens.

Add the cubed steamed omelette and cook it for a minute.

Switch off the flame, cover the pan and keep aside for 5 minutes.

Serve hot.

Serving Options :

Serve hot with Idly, Dosa, Roti, Phulka or Brown rice.

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