Sunday, 13 December 2015

Sri Lankan Egg Curry with Raw Papaya

Sri Lankan Egg Curry with Raw Papaya

For the Curry
6 Eggs Hard Boil
1 Raw Papaya cut into cubes
2 Onions paste
1 big Tomato paste
1 tsp Garlic paste
1 tsp Ginger paste
Few Curry Leaves
1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tbsp Sri Lankan Curry Powder
1 cup Coconut Milk
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Oil
Few Coriander leaves for Garnishing

Heat oil in a wok and add mustard seed. Once the mustard seeds crackle, add onion paste and saute for 2 minutes.  Add ginger and garlic paste and mix all together till brown in color.Add the tomato paste and stir. Now add the red chili powder, turmeric, Sri Lankan Curry powder and salt. Stir it and fry the masala till the oil starts leaving the sides. Add the papaya and stir. Add 2 cups of water, cook it till the papayas are tender. Add coconut milk and stir. Let the curry cook for few more minutes on low flame. Close the lid.Once the curry thickens,add hard boiled eggs and cook for another 1 or 2 mins.

For Sri Lankan Curry Powder
5 Whole Red Chilies
2 tbsp Coriander Seeds
1 tbsp Cumin seeds
6 Cloves
6 Pepper Corns
2 Cardamom
1 stick Cinnamon
1 tbsp Rice
1/4 tsp Fenugreek seeds
1 tsp Fennel seeds
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
Handful of Curry Leaves

Dry roast the curry leaves in a pan and keep aside to cool. In the same pan, dry roast all the whole spices and allow it to cool.In a grinder, add all the roasted ingredients including curry leaves and grind to make a powder.Store it in an air tight jar.

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