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Egg Pulav

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Egg Pulav is just perfect for egg lovers like me, though I don’t eat meat, my dear hubby and me love to have eggs. We enjoy a lot when I make this dish. This is not only great casual home cooking recipe but also serves as a great main dish for parties. Serve this for your next party or get together and your guests will be amazed by this simple yet aromatic treat!
For the egg mixture
  Eggs 2 Medium
  Salt To Taste
  Cumin powder 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For the egg curry base
  Ghee 2 Teaspoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Cloves 3 Small (2-3)
  Black cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon piece 1 Inch
  Black cardamom 1 Small
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), slice
  Green chillies 2 Medium, chop (more or less to taste)
  Minced ginger 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Coriander powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red chilli powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cilantro 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chop
For the cooking rice
  Basmathi rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), washed (and drained)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ghee 1 Teaspoon
  Boiled eggs 2 Medium, halved

1. In a bowl beat the 2 eggs with salt, cumin powder, red chili powder and coriander powder, set aside.
2. In a saucepan place 2 eggs and pour enough water that would cover the eggs or 1 inch above the eggs. Bring it to a boil and then cover the lid and cook for 10 minutes.
3. Once done cool down the eggs and remove the shell, cut into halve, set aside.
4. In a pan pour ghee and add the basmati rice, fry the rice for few minutes, set aside.
5. In the same pan pour ghee, oil and add cinnamon stick, black cumin seeds, cloves and black cardamom, cook for 30 seconds.
6. Add onion and cook until soft. Add green chilies, ginger and garlic and cook until the raw smell goes away.
7. Add the cumin powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, cilantro and enough salt, cook for 30 seconds and then pour the beaten egg mixture and cook for 2 minutes.
8. Add the basmati rice and the onion and egg masala mixture into a rice cooker. Pour 2 cups of water. Cook for 30-45 minutes
9. Add the boiled eggs at this time if not then add when the rice is 70 percent cooked. Continue to cook for the remaining cooking time.

10. Serve with raitha or any milk gravy curry.

If you do not have a rice cooker you can pressure cook the rice.

Things You Will Need
Rice cooker

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Rice, Egg
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 506 Calories from Fat 201

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g34.9%

Saturated Fat 6.8 g34.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 137.5 mg45.8%

Sodium 1164.7 mg48.5%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.5%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16.1%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 15 g29.7%

Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 66.9%

Calcium 10% Iron 17.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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