Sunday, November 23, 2008

Quail (Kaada) Egg Pickle


  • Quail Egg 20
  • Chilly Pdr 2 Tsp
  • Pepper Pdr 11/2 Tsp
  • Corriander Pdr 3 Tsp
  • Turmeric Pdr 1/2 Tsp
  • Meat Masala 1 1/2 Tsp
  • Perum Jeerakam (Saunf) 1 Tsp
  • Ginger Paste 1/2 Tsp
  • Garlic Paste 1/2 Tsp
  • Asafoetida 1/4 Tsp
  • Gingelly oil (Nallenna) 100 ml
  • Vinegar 25 ml
  • Water 1 cup
  • Salt
  • Oil

Boil 1 cup of water and allow it to cool. Boil the eggs, remove the shells and stripe it slightly. Keep it aside. Heat oil in a kadai and add ginger garlic paste. Saute it and add perumjeerakam. Reduce the heat and put corriander pdr, meat masala, turmeric pdr, pepper pdr and asafoetida. Combine it well and remove it from fire. Add chilly pdr, salt, vinegar and boiled water. After cooling down, put the boiled eggs into this and mix well. Refrigerate it in an air tight container. Care should be taken to consume the pickle at the earliest as they cannot be preserved like other pickles.

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  1. Tina..
    Egg pickle looks lovely and tasty ..Good work ..

  2. lovely tina..n adding meat masala..innovative..:)..n yeah I did send u a mail..hope u had time to go thru it..

  3. oh yum, loved that bhindi fry too.. :)

  4. WOw they just looks spicy and delicious.
    This is newe to me, never knew aobut egg pickle.

  5. I am always served this when in Kerala but never ever felt like eating one...pickle is a very novel idea...

  6. Haaa..great thing! egg pickle even sounds new.

  7. Thans for visiting my site and your kind comments. There are a quite a few ingredients here that I don't know, but I will do some searching. I love the collage of all your poss at the bottom of the did you do that?????

  8. Veena, thanks a lot for ur support...

    Varsha, ya meat masala sometimes brings out the taste that u love most... I like experimenting...

    Seena, good to know that u liked the Bhindi fry as well...

    Happy cook, thanks... it isn't as spicy as it seems but got that pickle tickle... sad, that u can't keep it for long...

    Rachel, variety is the spice of life, as they tell u... donno which taste we might like... same is the case with me too, I can have tomatoes in all forms except eating them raw...

    Andhra Flavors, thanks and nice to know that I could introduce a new item to many...

    Nina Timm, I thought I would reply to you by mail, as the process of adding the photos at the bottom can be a bit lengthy, but certainly not painful... could u pls provide ur mail id...?

  9. This is so different i have to try this one day may be i will substitute with chick egg

  10. This sounds innovative and looks tasty too...but I am not sure about the healthy aspects of it. One thing that Indians keep to ignore is the healthy side of a recipe.