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Egg Kalakki with Onion and Tomato Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 4 eggs
- 1 large onion, finely chopped
- 2 medium-sized tomatoes, finely chopped
- 2 green chilies, finely chopped
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp red chili powder
- Salt to taste
- 2 tbsp oil
- Coriander leaves for garnishing

Special equipment needed:
- Non-stick frying pan

Step-by-step instructions:

1. In a bowl, whisk the eggs with turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Keep aside.
2. Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
3. Add chopped onions and green chilies. Cook until onions turn translucent.
4. Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they become soft and mushy.
5. Pour the egg mixture into the frying pan and scramble it with the onion and tomato mixture.
6. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until the eggs are fully cooked.
7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

- Time:
Preparation time: 10 minutes
- Cooking time: 15 minutes
- Medium heat
Serving size:
- 2-3 people

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 180 kcal
- Fat: 12 g
- Carbohydrates: 7 g
- Protein: 10 g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- You can use any cooking oil of your choice instead of oil.
- You can add or reduce the number of green chilies according to your taste.

- You can add other vegetables like capsicum, carrot, or peas to the egg mixture.
- You can also add cheese to the egg mixture for a cheesy twist.

Tips and tricks:
- Whisk the eggs well to make them fluffy.
- Cook the onions and tomatoes well before adding the egg mixture.
- Do not overcook the eggs, as they may become dry.

Storage instructions:
- Egg Kalakki is best served fresh and hot. It is not recommended to store it.

Reheating instructions:
- If you have leftovers, you can reheat them in a microwave or on a stovetop.

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the Egg Kalakki in a bowl or on a plate.
- Garnish with coriander leaves for a pop of color.

- Coriander leaves

- Serve with bread, roti, or paratha.

Suggested side dishes:
- You can serve Egg Kalakki with a side of salad or raita.

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the eggs become dry, add a little milk to make them moist.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure the eggs are fully cooked before serving.

Food history:
- Egg Kalakki is a popular dish in South India, especially in Tamil Nadu.

Flavor profiles:
- Egg Kalakki has a spicy and tangy flavor with a hint of sweetness from the onions and tomatoes.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve hot with bread, roti, or paratha.

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Taste: Savory, Tangy, Spicy, Aromatic