A healthy and tasty delicacy, Quail Egg Roast is a spicy dish which can be served as an appetizer or side-dish to rice, roti or appam.
Are you familiar with these small dotted eggs? These eggs come from a wild bird named Quail and are a powerhouse of nutrients including several vitamins and minerals. It is said to have the ability to reduce blood pressure and prevent chronic diseases. Quail eggs can also improve one’s vision, hair texture, and boosts immunity. It also does not contain any bad cholesterol. Bite-sized, one can eat as many as 3-5 eggs a day and are usually had as hard-boiled eggs for breakfast.
Quail Egg Roast is a great dish as a side dish to your rice, roti or appam. A pretty easy thing to make, they are delicious and is a favorite among kids as well. Reduce the spice level when you serve to kids though.
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How to Make Kerala Kada Mutta Roast:
Hard boil quail eggs, peel and keep aside.
In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add green chilies and curry leaves.
Add sliced onion and saute well. Add finely chopped ginger and garlic. Saute until golden.
Add diced tomatoes.
Add Kashmiri chili powder, Chicken Masala (or any vegetable masala powder also will do), and Coriander powder.
Mix and cook until oil separates.
Add garam masala and salt. Add boiled quail eggs and mix gently. Cook for a couple of minutes more. Serve hot with rice, roti or appam.
Kerala Kada Mutta Roast Recipe:
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