Kerala Egg Rice [Fried Rice]

Kerala egg rice

 

Ingredients (Serves 1)

1. Cooked basmati rice / long grain rice / jeerakashala rice – 1 – 1.5 cup (Cook rice adding enough salt and water. Set aside to cool)

2. Coconut oil / ghee –  2 – 3 tsp

3. Shallots / kunjulli – 6, thinly sliced

4. Cashews – 5 – 7

    Green chilly – 1 , slit

    Curry leaves – 6 – 8

5. Eggs – 2

6. Crushed chilly flakes – 1 pinch

    Red chilly powder – 1 pinch

Pepper powder – 1 pinch

Salt – 1 pinch

7. Tomato ketchup – 3/4- 1 tsp

8.  Salt – to taste

Method

Heat 2 – 3 tsp coconut oil/ ghee over medium heat. Add sliced shallots and fry until golden. Add cashews, green chilly and curry leaves. Saute for a minute. Move everything to the corner and break 2 eggs into the middle of the pan. Scramble it adding a pinch of crushed chilly flakes, chilly powder, salt and pepper powder. When the egg is almost done, add ketchup. Saute for a minute, add cooked rice and stir-fry everything for 1 minute. Taste-check for salt. Switch off.

Tip

Basmati rice can be replaced with Kerala rosematta (red) rice/ kuthari choru.

Recipe courtesy – Ansu Joys

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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