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    Egg Cubes Mint Masala

    In my previous post I have discussed about how to prepare egg cubes (click here for the egg cube recipe). These egg cubes are very delicious and can be replaced instead of chicken or paneer to make masalas or curries. So I made a mint based dry masala with these cubes and they were awesome. Am sure people will be confused with the look, my husband mistook it as paneer masala until I assured him it was egg cubes. Egg cubes mint masala can be served with hot chapati, roti, dosa and any bread variety. The same recipe can also be made with paneer and chicken. Lets see the preparation method. 

    (Serves 3 people)

    1. Egg cubes - 10 (made out of 3 eggs) 
    2. Onions - 1 
    3. Tomatoes - 1 
    4. Coconut pieces (2 inches long) - 3 pieces
    5. Green chilly - 1
    6. Red chillies - 5 
    7. Mint leaves - 1/2 cup 
    8. Ginger - 2 inch long piece
    9. Garlic - 2 pods 
    10. Cardamom pods - 3 
    11. Cumin seeds - 3/4 spoon
    12. Salt - As per taste 
    13. Oil - 4 spoons 


    • Chop onions and tomatoes, slit green chilly, skin ginger and peel garlic and set aside. 
    • Make a fine paste of the following ingredients;
          • Coconut pieces + Ginger + Garlic pods + Cumin seeds + Cardamom pods + Dry red chillies
    • In a pan add oil, after it heats up add chopped onions and saute well. 
    • After it turns colorless add green chilly, tomato and salt and saute till the tomatoes turns pulpy. 
    • Now add mint leaves and stir well. Cook for 2 minutes on low flame.
    • Then add the fine paste and stir well. 
    • Cook on low flame by repeated stirring until the oil pops out of the masala. It may take atleast 5 minutes.
    • Then add the egg cubes and stir gently so that the cubes don't break. Sprinkle water and close the pan with a lid. 
    • Cook for a minute.
    • Remove from flame.
    • Garnish with mint leaves and Serve!!

    TIP 1: Use paneer or chicken instead of egg cubes.

    TIP 2: Instead of adding egg cubes you can also use fried eggs, boiled eggs or pour raw eggs directly into the masala and stir well to make egg mint podimas.

    TIP 3: Add little coconut milk before adding egg cubes if you want gravy consistency. 

    TIP 4: Always wipe the red chillies using a cloth to remove dust and germs and once in a while dry it under hot sun to make increase its life and enhance flavor.

    Delicious Egg cubes mint masala is ready!! Serve with Chapati or any Indian bread variety or Dosa!!


    1. Nice curry and very useful tips..

    2. You really have invented a new product!

    3. :) Radha Thanks.. That's a very encouraging comment...

    4. Nice recipe..I make egg cubes in the brown gravy...the Sindhi preparation.

    5. Dear thangai,
      You are getting better and better at being frugal. Good for you! I should take some lessons too :)
      The recipe left me with a very watery mouth especially due to my favorite ingredients, garlic and ginger.


    6. Looks delicious. Nice clicks divya

    7. Hi Petro, Thank you, ha ha ha not too frugal actually I prepared this recipe yesterday itself just saved it for posting today.. :)

    8. Wow, egg cubes? That sounds so interesting! Like the tips too. Yum

    9. Looks tempting......

    10. Very innovative i must say Divya..looks delicious

    11. wow very nice n new..yum yum

    12. Wow very innovative dish..

      Event: Dish name starts with L

    13. Hi all thank you so much for all your lovely comments!!

      Julie Thank you so much:)

      Cathleen thank you hope the tips are useful :)

      Zari thank you :)

      Avika thanks again :)

      Spice up thank you :)

      Jay thanks for dropping by again :)

      Anu thank you :)

      Akila thanks again for the lovely comment :)

    14. Hi Shobha :), am not familiar Sindhi preparation may be I'll learn it from your blog soon :) Thanks for dropping by..

    15. thank you for the visit, but your recipe here is more delicious base on what i saw here.

    16. Thank you so much Reyah.. Do drop in again :)

    17. wow, first time here and wow, lovely recipes and excellent pics... happy to follow u... :)


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