When breakfast comes to our mind, the first food that pops into our heads is the egg! Probably one of the easiest breakfast food, we often end up preparing omelettes, French toast, boiled eggs, scrambled eggs and sunny side up. Not only do eggs make for a delicious breakfast, but it is also known to be loaded with all kinds of nutrients including vitamin D, proteins, good cholesterol, healthy fats, iron and amino acids. This healthy food is always on our breakfast menu, but repeating the same old egg recipes can get boring for our taste buds. If you are someone who enjoys a masaledaar breakfast, then we have found South Indian egg recipes that are flavourful, spicy and delicious!
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South Indian Egg Recipes: 5 Spicy And Indulgent Breakfasts
1. Egg Paniyaram – Our Recommendation
Traditionally, paniyaram is made from fermented black gram and rice but this recipe uses eggs to prepare this South Indian treat. Simply whip up the egg batter and cook it in the paniyaram pan, and your egg paniyaram will be ready!
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2. Mutta Dosai
Who doesn’t love dosa?! The thin and crisp layers are what make the dosa tastes so delicious! Now imagine if your dosa was stuffed with masalas of chutney and egg, wouldn’t that taste delicious? This is exactly what mutta dosai is.
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3. Egg Kalakki
Best described as a Tamil-style omelette, egg kalakki is a spicy and masaledaar breakfast recipe. The egg is whisked with korma gravy and then cooked in a hot pan till it takes the form of an omelette. You can pair your favourite chutney with this spicy omelette.
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4. Egg Cutlet
This Malabari snack is a crispy and masaledaar treat! Boiled eggs are filled with a spicy aloo masala, coated in breadcrumbs and deep fried till it is crispy. Biting into this egg cutlet will be a pleasant surprise for your taste buds, thanks to its flavour and texture.
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5. Egg Puff
Kerala-style egg puffs are crunchy, flaky and masaledaar, making them an absolute delight for South Indian food lovers. The crispy layers of puff pastry are stuffed with boiled egg masala to make this egg puff. Enjoy the puffs with pudina chutney or tomato ketchup.
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Try out these masaledaar South Indian egg recipes for breakfast and let us know in the comments section which one is your favourite.