Tasty Carrot Puttu – Egg Curry


  • Eggs – 5 nos
  • Onion – 3 nos
  • Green chilli – 2 to 3 nos
  • Ginger – 1 nos
  • Garlic 10 to 12 nos
  • Curry leaves – 3 to 4 sprigs
  • Tomatoes – 2 nos
  • Red chilli powder – 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Fennel seed powder – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seed – 1 tsp
  • Salt – 1 or 2 tbsp
  • Oil – 3 to 4 tbsp


  • Heat water in a pan, add salt and eggs.
  • Boil them well.
  • Drain boiled eggs and put in a bowl filled with cold water .
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and let them sputter.
  • Add crushed ginger and garlic,saute them well.
  • Then add the chopped onion and green chilli,saute for a few minutes.
  • Sprinkle with salt and saute till the onions become translucent.
  • Then add curry leaves and saute them well.
  • Then add some curry powders like turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder.
  • Saute till the raw smell completely disappears.
  • Then add the chopped tomatoes and saute them well.Cover and cook till the tomatoes become soft.
  • Remove the lid and saute them well.
  • Then add a sufficient amount of water and mix them well.
  • Remove the lid and add some fennel seed powder.
  • Saute them well.
  • Then, combine peeled boiled eggs with the cooking masala mix.
  • Cook for few minutes.
  • Remove from fire and keep aside.
  • Serve the tasty egg curry with appam or puttu..

Puttu recipe


  • Rice flour – 1 1/2 cup
  • Carrot – 6 nos
  • Sugar – 1/2 cup
  • Grated coconut
  • Salt – 1 or 2 tsp


  • Peel the carrot and set it aside.
  • Then we have to chop the carrot and set it aside.
  • Take a pan,add chopped carrots and sugar,mix them well.
  • Then add rice flour and mix them well.
  • Sprinkle some salt and mix them well.
  • Heat the vessel with water and allow water to simmer.
  • Then we take a puttu steamer and layer with grated coconut
  • Again we add rice flour carrot mix
  • Then layer with grated coconut.
  • Again we have to layer with carrot rice flour mix
  • Finally we add grated coconut and level it up.
  • Fill it till the top of the mould and cover with the lid.
  • Place this mould on top of the simmering water bath.
  • Steam passing through the lid hole shows that the puttu is cooked and ready.
  • Then we detach the mould from the boiling water bath
  • Then push the rice cake with a long stick on to a serving plate.
  • Serve and enjoy the Puttu with egg curry.

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