Egg Pulusu

egg pulusu, guddu pulusu, kodi guddu pulusu, eggs in a tamarind based sauce

Last Updated on

This is my second entry to Jihva For Ingredients (JFI), hosted by Sig of Live to Eat.

egg pulusu, guddu pulusu, kodi guddu pulusu, eggs in a tamarind based sauce

Total Time: 40 minutes
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Serves: 3-4

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 5 Curry Leaves
  • ½ tsp Methi Powder
  • ½ tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 small Onion Chopped
  • 1 ½ tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 tsp Onion Paste
  • 6 Eggs boiled
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Yogurt
  • 2 tbsp Tamarind Paste
  • 1 ½ tsp Til/Sesame Powder
  • 1 tsp Sugar (opt)
  • Cilantro for garnish
  • For Onion Paste
    • ½ tsp Oil
    • ½ Onion small, chopped
    • ½ Tomato small chopped
    • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
    • 2 Cardamoms
    • 2 Cloves

Method:

  • In a pan add all the ingredients required to make the onion paste.  When onions turn golden brown remove from heat, let cool.  Make a fine paste using little water.
  • Heat oil in a sauce pan, add curry leaves, methi powder, garlic.
  • Add onion and when they turn translucent, add ginger garlic paste, onion paste and fry for a minute.
  • Add boiled eggs, coriander powder, chili powder, salt and turmeric and fry until all the spices coat the eggs well.
  • Add yogurt and cook until oil separates.
  • Add 3 cups of water and tamarind paste and mix well. Check for sourness and add more tamarind paste if required.
  • Bring to a boil and cook for 10 – 15 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add sesame powder and sugar, if you are using it, and simmer for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with rice and plain dal.

Note:

  • Pulusu tastes better the next day.
  • Eggs can substituted for other vegetables like okra, bottle gourd/kadhu/lauki, bitter gourd.

4 thoughts on “Egg Pulusu

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Scroll to top
%d bloggers like this: