Muttai Kulambu --Simple style

Ingredients :

Eggs -- 4 nos.
Onions -- slivered -- 1/2 cup
Tomato -- chopped -- 1/2 cup
Red chilli powder -- 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder -- 2 tsp
Turmeric powder --  a pinch
Thick tamarind pulp -- 2 tsp
Curry leaves -- 1 sprig
Oil -- 3 tsp
Fenugreek seeds -- 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds -- 1/2 tsp
Salt -- to taste
GG paste -- 1 1/2 tsp

For frying the egg :

Oil -- 1 tsp
Red chilli powder -- 1/ 4 tsp
Turmeric powder -- a pinch
Salt -- to taste

To grind :
Coconut -- 1/4 cup
Almonds -- 5 to 7 nos.

Method :

Boil the egg for 10 minutes and peel the skin . In a small pan mix oil,red chilli powder,turmeric powder and the required salt and slightly fry the whole eggs in this masala for a minute or so and keep it ready. In a pot add the oil and do the seasoning once it's hot. Splutter the mustard seeds and then followed by fenugreek seeds,curry leaves. Add the onions,GG paste and fry till its golden brown, Dump the tomatoes and cook till it's cooked thoroughly.Now add all the dry powders and fry for a  minute or so . It's time to add the tamarind pulp and mix well. Add half a cup of water and boil it. Grind the coconut and almonds adding little water and mix it well with the boiling kulambu. Keep it covered for few minutes ad then finally add the fried eggs and scald well. Cover it and cook for 2 minutes so that the fried eggs blends with the kulambu andd switch once it reaches the right consistency ...Njoy !!!


  1. I love this tangy kulambu very all time fav...irresistible clicks,its making me hungry now...

  2. Looks delicious easy to make too

  3. looks delicious.. we prepare egg curry differently.. this looks yummy

  4. This is all time favorite to my family & have some sweet memories too...

  5. I am not sure but i think we call the same version pulusu.. i love it :)
    Click are so appetizing.. makes me drool :)

  6. loved it shanavi--lovely colour and texture ! please pass me the whole bowl !

  7. I would like to have this kuzhambu for my lunch, very inviting..

  8. Yummy and delicious egg curry, adding tamarind sounds a wonderful idea.




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