Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce – മുട്ട തേലപ്പിച്ചത് – Shakshouka


Chop – 2 Onions – 2 Cloves garlic  – 8 Juicy tomatoes – Handful Coriender leaves.

Saute – Wide Pan – 1 tbsp. Olive oil – chopped Onions – Garlic –2 mnts –  1 tsp. Chilli Powder – 1tsp. turmeric Powder -Salt to taste –  1 mnt –  Chopped  tomatoes  –  3 mnts  – 2 cups water – Bring to Boil

Poach :  Lower flame  – Gentle Simmer – Break Eggs(4) –   1 at a time –  carefully  in simmering Sauce – 3 mnts – turn over  eggs – cook other side – 3 mnts – Turn off  Stove.

Garnish – Chopped Coriender leaves.

Note : Substitute Parsley for Coriender, Paprika Powder for Chilli Powder.   Poach longer if thicker Sauce preferred.

Delicious and Easy.  If egg breaks a bit while turning no worries. The sauce just gets a bit tastier.   Enjoy.

This recipe brings back memories of  മുട്ട തേലപ്പിച്ചത്  from carefree childhood .

Childhood version had more chilli and less tomatoes made with coconut oil and curry leaves. An easy curry when the mothers were running out of time to cook.

Opps!! I Overate again……


4 thoughts on “Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce – മുട്ട തേലപ്പിച്ചത് – Shakshouka

  1. Haha! Interestingly this brings my memories back to Israel where I tried Shakshuka for the first time! One of the most tasty and easy food ever!!

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