Muttai Poriyal is a very simple and quick to make South Indian Dish. This stir fry is made with chopped boiled Eggs and a few easily available ingredients. You can serve this dish with Roti as well as Rice. You can also have it as a snack also with a cup of tea or coffee. You can also make a Sandwich with this dish as a stuffing.
Hard Boiled Eggs – 4
Oil – 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp
Urad Dal – 1 tsp
Large Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
Ginger – 1 inch long piece (grated)
Curry Leaves – from 1 twig
Green Chillies – 2 to 3 (finely chopped)
Turmeric Powder – 1 pinch
Black Pepper Powder – ½ tsp
Red Chilli Powder – ¼ tsp
Salt to taste
Coriander Leaves – 2 tbsp
Grated Fresh Coconut – 3 tbsp (optional)
Peel the hard boiled Eggs and cut each Egg into medium sized cubes. Keep aside.
Heat the Oil in pan. Add Mustard Seeds and Urad Dal. When the Dal turns pink, add the Onion, grated Ginger, Curry Leaves and Green Chillies. Sauté till the Onion turns translucent.
Add Turmeric Powder, Pepper Powder, Chilli Powder and Salt. Mix them well.
Add boiled and chopped Eggs. Stir gently for 2 minutes till the Egg Slices get coated with masala evenly.
Add the grated Coconut and Coriander Leaves. Mix gently.
Transfer to a serving bowl.