Nadan Egg Stew / Kerala Style Egg Stew

Kerala Egg Stew

Ingredients (Serves 5)

1. Eggs – 5, hard-boiled

Vegetables – Potato – 2 small cut into small cubes, carrot – 1 small cubed, green beans – 1/3 cup cut into 3/4 inch pieces, fresh/frozen green peas – 1/4 cup

2. Coconut oil – 1.5 tbsp

3. Whole spices – Cardamom – 3, cloves – 4, cinnamon stick – 1/2 inch, whole black pepper corns – 1/4 tsp

4. Onion – 1 cup, sliced and halved

Ginger – 1 tsp, thinly sliced

Garlic – 3, chopped

Green chilies – 4 – 5, slit

Curry leaves – A few

5. Hot water / thin coconut milk – 1 – 1.5 cup or as required

6. Pepper powder – 1 – 2 pinches

Garam masala powder – A tiny pinch (optional)

7. Salt – To taste

8. Thick coconut milk – 1/3 cup or as required

9. Ghee / Coconut oil – 2 tsp

Shallots – 2 – 3, sliced

Cashews – 2 tbsp

Curry leaves – A few

Method

1. Heat coconut oil in a small kadai over medium-high heat. Add whole spices and stir for a few seconds until fragrant.

2. Next add onion, a pinch of salt, ginger, garlic, green chilies, curry leaves and cook until onion turns transparent. Add vegetables and cook for a few minutes. Add 1 – 1.5 cup hot water / thin coconut milk. Add salt, to taste. Cook covered for 8 – 10 minutes until vegetables arecompletely cooked. Add boiled eggs, thick coconut milk and mix well. Cook for 1 – 2 minutes over low heat. Do not boil. Taste-check for salt. Switch off the flame. Add a pinch of pepper powder and garam masala powder.

3.  Heat ghee / coconut oil in a small kadai. Add sliced shallots and fry until light golden. Add cashews and cook until golden. Pour over the curry. Keep covered for 10 – 15 minutes. Serve with appam / idiyappam.

Kerala Style Egg Stew

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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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