Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Kerala Culture

Egg Avial


Boiled egg cut into 2 – 8 nos (Hen/ Duck eggs)
Shallots cut lengthwise – ½ cup
Grated coconut – 1 cup
Green chilies cut lengthwise – 4 nos
Drumstick slit into two – 8 nos
Potatoes cut in length – 1
Raw mango cut lengthwise – ¼ cup
Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
Chili powder – ½ tsp
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Curry leaves – as required
Salt – as required
Coconut oil – as required

Method of Preparation:

Grind coconut, chili powder, turmeric powder, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Cook potatoes along with salt, green chilies, drumstick, enough water and the ground mix. Close the lid and cook. Add cooked eggs to the masala along with the curry leaves. Close the lid and cook for 3 more minutes. Add 3 tsp of coconut oil and switch off the flame.


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