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Stir fried Boiled Eggs

stir fry eggs
Potatoes and eggs are two of my favourite ingredients which can be cooked in numerous ways.  Both blend well with a variety of seasonings, be it with Indian spices, Chinese style or some dry herbs.

Ingredients:
Eggs - 5
Onion - 1 medium
Mini Bell Peppers/Capsicum - 2
Garlic - 2 big cloves
Ginger (grated) - 1/2 tsp
Coriander/Cilantro Leaves - few sprigs
Cumin/Jeera Powder - 1/2 tsp
Black Pepper Powder - 1/2 tsp
Cayenne Pepper/Red Chilli Powder - 1/4 tsp
Soy Sauce - 1 tbsp
Vinegar - 1 tbsp
Salt
Oil

How to cook Stir fried Boiled eggs:
  • Boil the eggs in about 6 cups water for about 20 minutes.  After cooling, peel the shells and dice each egg into two parts.
  • Finely chop onions, bell peppers (I used yellow and red), garlic and cilantro.
  • Heat about 1 tbsp oil in a pan.  Add onions, garlic and little salt.  Saute until onions soften.  Add bell peppers and saute for about 2 minutes.
  • Now add soy sauce, vinegar, black pepper powder, cumin and cayenne pepper.  For an additional flavor, you can add 1 tbsp Schezuan sauce too.  Saute for a minute and add halved eggs, cilantro.  Cook it covered at low flame for about 5 minutes. Carefully saute for another minute or so, without mashing the eggs.
  • You can try a few variations too.  Add chopped or pureed tomatoes if you like a little gravy for the eggs.  Also, you can try other seasonings like Tandoori Masala, Kabab Masala, Garam Masala, Chat Masala, Chipotle Seasoning etc.
  • Instead of cilantro, you can use kasuri methi/dry fenugreek leaves or other herbs like pudina/mint as well.
Serve Stir fried Boiled Eggs as a side dish with rice or roti.

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