Saturday, September 25, 2010

Egg Chutney-International Egg Incident


Egg wha?? I hear you say. Yes you read right.This is presenting egg chutney with crouton sticks.

No other international party so far has been this tough for me. Till 2 days ago I seemed to have drawn a blank! Egg seems to be a well-explored ingredient and I couldnt think of anything unique for the party animals. Then voila, I remembered an old recipe that my childhood friend had passed on to me. So I called her up and revived old memories attached to the recipe.

Egg chutney can be used as a dip or as a spread on a sandwhich which can be included in a school lunch.
Ingredients-
1 egg
1onion
1tomato
2cloves of garlic
1/2inch piece of ginger
1/2tsp of mustard powder
salt and pepper to taste
fresh cilantro

Preparation-
  • Peel garlic and ginger and crush in mortar.
  • Chop onion and tomato.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard powder.
  • Throw in the chopped onion, crushed ginger-garlic. Saute.
  • Add the tomato and cook.
  • Crack an egg and scramble. Add the fresh cilantro.
  • Cool the mixture and puree.
  • Serve with crouton sticks.

I have a 5 year old tester...(picky eater this one)
...who certifies it as "yummy"

This recipe is a winner at the MasterChef India 2 Blogging Contest.

17 comments:

  1. egg chutney?what?
    i think is a yummy dip, i read the recipe and i know all about...thanks,shirley,very creative!

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  2. Way to go thinking outside the box with this challenge! Sounds delicious.

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  3. Mmm... this sounds interesting! Smart eh!

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  4. An egg chutney is a very unique idea, sounds great with ginger addition!

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  5. Kids are often the toughest critics I think - if this was certified as yummy by a five year old then I certain it was exactly that!

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  6. Great spread, and the colour is beautifully deceptive - doesn't make you think egg!

    The recipe is similar to an Australian dish from the middle of last century - Mock Chicken - though is missing the cheese component. It's still a staple sandwich spread at many Bowling Clubs and country fairs.

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  7. Egg chutney! This is the first egg chutney that I've come across. Great idea. Idea for next house party.

    Thanks for joining the party!

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  8. amazing flavors this looks wonderful!

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  9. I'm so intrigued by the chutney. Love how it's a vegetarian dish. Will love to make this soon. Great contribution to the Eggs Party!

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  10. Very interesting and would never have thought of egg chutney on my own. Great contribution!

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  11. What a unique and enticing idea. It really looks delicious. I love the crouton sticks too.

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  12. Never heard of egg chutney before! Looks great.

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  13. How clever--I've never thought of egg as chutney material until today.

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  14. Hi Shirley, First of, thank you for your message. Yes I have been missing in action in awhile.
    OMG, I have been wanting to make chutneys, this egg chutney is very interesting, and I must say I love all your ingredients here, they are so in my pantry. I would definitely try this. I love to eat eggs and this will definitely be another addition on my "must make list". Have a great week.

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  15. Egg churtney! This is the first time I've ever heard of this. It looks so appertizing. lol! I wish I can have some right away. Hope you're enjoying your day.
    Kristy

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  16. That just looks great! I'd love to try that as a protein spread.

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