Spicy Boiled Egg Fry
eggs - 7
red chilli powder - 1 tspn
black pepper powder - 1 tspn
salt - (to taste) 3/4 tspn
ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tspn
oil - for frying
butter (or) ghee (or) dalda (margarine) - 1/2 tspn
Place eggs in a pot and add 1/2 tspn. salt. Pour water to 3/4 of the pot and boil them for 10 minutes. Transfer the eggs into cold water. Remove the eggshells carefully. Cut each boiled egg into two halves.
Mix the masala mix with little water and make a smooth paste. Rub it well over the eggs. Marinate them for 5 minutes.
Heat a non stick pan. Add oil + butter. Add the eggs and fry over low heat, both sides , until they become golden brown. (about 3 minutes on each side)
Note: while frying the eggs, close the pan with the lid, as it may burst up.
This spicy egg fry is good to serve as a side dish to go with plain rice, lemon rice, or curd rice. You can also make a bread sandwich with these fried eggs. For a different variation, to serve it as a snack for the kids, you can add just the black pepper powder and salt to taste and fry it on ghee.