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Tamil Nadu Style Egg Roast Masala - Spicy Muttai Thokku recipe

Tamil Nadu Style Egg Roast Masala - Spicy Muttai Thokku recipe

Tamil Nadu Style Egg Roast Masala - Spicy Muttai Thokku recipe.Boiled Eggs in a spicy masala made with sliced onions and tomato.
Course Curry
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Tamil Nadu Style Egg Roast Masala
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Author Foodcow


  • 6 Boiled Eggs
  • 500 Gms Onions- Sliced
  • 600 Gms Tomatoes-Chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Oil- Gingely or Coconut or Vegetable
  • 6-7 Garlic Cloves-Minced
  • 3 Red Chillies-broken
  • 2 Green Chillies-Slit
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri Chilli Powder Optional
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel Saunf
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Jeera
  • 1 teaspoon Black mustard Rai
  • 10-15 Curry Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Salt Approx. as per taste
  • Coriander Leaves for Garnish


  • Heat the oil in a big pot.
  • Once its hot, add the cumin,fennel and mustard.As it starts to splutter, add the curry leaves and the chillies- red and green.
  • Next add all the onions and garlic. Saute and cook the onion till they wilt and start to brown.They should be almost translucent to light brown in colour.
  • Sprinkle in the coriander powder, chilli powder,Sugar,Salt and pepper. Saute for about 20-30 seconds.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook at medium flame for 15-20 minutes, till the tomato disintegrates and mixes with the rest of the masala.Keep sautéing the masala till you get a jammy consistency of the onions and tomato.
  • Take off the heat.Add boiled eggs- whole or halved.
  • Garnish with coriander and serve with parathas or rice.


following this recipe will yield a spicy Egg Roast Masala.If you don't like your food spicy, halve or quarter the amount of chillies used.