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Muttai Thokku | How to make Egg Thokku Recipe

Muttai Thokku is a spicy side dish menu that goes well with plain rice, paratha or roti. This egg thokku can be made either as dry thokku or in a semi-gravy method. When you prefer this muttai thokku as semi-gravy, it will make the best combination for dosa or appam. As all we know, Eggs are loaded with many nutrients and intaking them adds healthy benefits to our body. It is also considered as perfect diet food. Making Muttai thokku is not a much-complicated one and it can be made in 30 mins.

Muttai thokku is ready to be served.

I have made it a bit spicy one but you can adjust the spiciness according to your taste. When you feel like you want to have any spicy dish, then you can switch to this muttai thokku for sure. I mainly had this with rotis and it tasted amazing. So try this recipe and enjoy it with your friends and family.

Check out my other Egg Recipes and Side Dish Recipes here.

Egg thokku is ready to be served hot.
  • Preparation Time : 5 mins
  • Cooking Time : 25 mins
  • Total : 30 mins
  • Servings : 3 Persons
  • Course : Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Indian

Ingredients for making Muttai Thokku

  • 3 nos Boiled Egg
  • 3 medium sized Onions (Finely chopped)
  • 2 small Tomatoes (Finely chopped)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Kashmiri Red chilli Powder (Optional)
  • 1 tbsp Normal red chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 Cardamom Pods and Cloves
  • 1 Star Anise
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks (Small Pieces)
  • Oil for Cooking
  • Salt for taste
Ingredients for making Muttai Thokku.

Steps for making Muttai Thokku | Egg Thokku

Heat oil in the pan and add whole spices such as cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, and star anise. Fry them lightly. Meanwhile, take a vessel and boil the eggs hard for about 15 mins. While boiling add some salt to the water as well.

Add tempering ingredients.

Then add finely chopped onions to the pan and saute them on medium flame until they turns translucent.

Add finely chopped onions to the pan and saute them on medium flame until they turns translucent.

Next, add ginger-garlic paste and saute well until the raw smell goes off.

Adding Ginger garlic paste to the muttai thokku.

Then add finely chopped tomatoes or tomato puree to the onions and saute well until the raw smell of the tomato disappears.

Saute them until the oil separates.

Then add all the spices and season it with salt as well. Saute them until the oil separates from the gravy. Meanwhile check the eggs and remove the skin. Keep them aside.

Adding spices will enhance the flavor of the muttai thokku,

Once you see the oil separation, pour 1/4 cup of water to bring the thokku consistency. Do not pour excess water so that it might lose its exact taste.

Add water to the thokku.

Let it boil for few mins. Meanwhile, gently cut the eggs into two pieces and keep them ready.

Gently cut the eggs into two pieces and keep them ready.

Then put these eggs in the thokku and mix them gently. So that the yolk will not mix with the thokku.

Add eggs to the thokku.

Let it be in simmer for two mins.

Egg thokku is almost ready.

Muttai Thokku is ready to be served hot.

Muttai thokki is ready.

Quick Tips

  • While serving this egg thokku, you can also add few chopped coriander leaves.
  • When you add chopped tomatoes, saute until the tomatoes become mushy.
  • Remember that finely chopped onions and tomatoes will blend with the eggs smoothly.
Serve hot.

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