Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Dimer Dalna ( Bengali Egg Curry)

Dimer Dalna

Bengali egg curry.


This is the curry which is quick and so flavourful.
The best dinner served by a mother when there is nothing in the fridge except eggs.


Ingredients


6 Eggs
3 large onions
4-5 cloves of garlic
1 inch of ginger
2-3 green chilies
2 tomatoes pureed.
4 tbsp of mustard oil
1 tsp of turmeric powder
2 tsp of deggi red pepper powder
1 tsp of cumin powder
2 tsp of coriander powder
Salt as per taste
Pinch of sugar
1 tsp of ghee
1 tsp of garam masala


Method


Boil eggs in plenty of water and Add pinch of salt.
The eggs should be hard boiled. Deshell them n keep aside.  Apply little haldi and salt.
Some people makes two or three marks with sharp knife over whole eggs so that they absorb the gravy.
Chop onion, garlic, ginger and green chilies.
Add oil to a saucepan.
Now add the onion, ginger n garlic  n green chilli. Let it saute in oil and when they turn pink add  turmeric, red pepper and cumin n coriander powder. Adjust salt and add pinch of sugar .
Saute and add chopped tomatoes. Cook till they become soft n mushy
Add about 1-2 cups of water
Now cover the gravy and lower the heat.
.And let it cook through till the oil srparates  Add in hard boiled eggs and cook again another 4-5 mins.
Add in 1tsp of ghee and 1 tsp of garam masala.
Serve with rice


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