Saturday 24 May 2014

Tomato flower with egg

This is my mother's special recipe. Few years ago she made it for us and we liked it very much.
Here is the recipe enjoy it.


Tomato 6 medium size
Egg 3
Onion 3 grated
Bay leaf 1
Green cardamom 1
Black cardamom 1
Clove 1- 2
Cinnamon stick 1/2 inch
Ginger-garlic paste 1  tblspn
Turmeric powder 1  tspn
Red chilli powder 1  tspn or to taste
Coriander powder 1  tspn
Garam masala powder 1  tspn
cashew nut 4 - 5
poppy (posta) 1  tblspn
Grated coconut 2 - 3 tblspn
Salt to taste
Oil for frying


  1.  Wash the tomatoes and set dry.
  2. Cut the top of tomato  like a cap. Gently scoop out the centers .Keep aside the scooped portion.
  3. In a small bowl, whip the eggs lightly. Add salt and pepper keep aside.
  4.  Heat a pan or griddle on medium heat and roast the posta, cashew and grated coconut till slightly darker and aromatic.Remove from heat, grind to a fine powder in a clean, dry coffee grinder.
  5. Heat oil in a pan ,add grated onion, bayleaf, green cardamom, black cardamom ,clove and Cinnamon stick saut well.
  6. When the onion become slight brown add ginger- garlic past mix well.
  7.  Add turmeric powder,Red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and 3-4 tblspn water cook about 4 to 5 min. Add roasted mixture.
  8. put tomato in pan . Now put the whipped egg inside the cut tomatoes and cook it until tomato cooked.Serve with hot paratha or butter naan


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