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Carrot Egg Poriyal | (EASY & DELICIOUS) Carrot Egg Podimas/Stir Fry for Chapati !!!

by Jayashri
carrot egg podimas

(Note: Carrot Egg Podimas Recipe is a variation of the original Egg Podimas Recipe)


If you are bored with the usual carrot poriyal or egg podimas, combining both of them – the Carrot Egg Podimas/Poriyal – will give you a fresh taste!

And also QUICK to cook….!

Without wasting any further time, let’s get started!


What is Carrot Egg Podimas?

Carrot Egg Podimas (or carrot muttai poriyal) is simply, carrot stir fry/poriyal cooked along with scrambled eggs and some spices.

carrot egg podimas ready


You can prepare this dish for your kids – in order to add vegetables and eggs in their diet.

Grated carrots add a nice texture to this recipe and also fastens cooking process.


In the below video, totally 7 varieties of egg podimas are covered – in which one of them is the Carrot Egg Poriyal.

Video Recipe: Muttai Podimas / Muttai Poriyal Varieties


There are other variations of the Egg Podimas like:


Click on the 7 Quick Egg Podimas Recipes to learn about  the different varieties of Egg Podimas.


Meal Combinations for Egg Podimas / Muttai Poriyal


New to Indian Cooking?

If you are a beginner or someone who is not sure on how to get started in Indian Cooking, please click on the below links for STEP By STEP GUIDE.

1. Essential Indian Cooking Tools – A Complete Guide for setting up basic Indian Equipment for cooking.
2. Essential Indian Spices – A Comprehensive Guide explaining the basics of Indian Spices which are Important for cooking Indian Foods.
3. How to Cook Rice Perfectly – Learn to Cook Indian Rice using 2 methods – Pot and Pressure Cooker
4. 6 Essential Indian Flours – Essential Guide to learn about the most commonly used Indian Flours.


How to Make Carrot Egg Podimas/Muttai Poriyal – Step by Step Procedure


Step 1: Cutting Vegetables

  • Peel-Wash-Grate the carrots.
  • Chop the onions finely.
  • You may also chop the carrots finely instead of grating them (if required).
  • Green chillies need to be slit lengthwise.
  • It’s advisable to avoid green chillies if you are planning to give it to your kids.
Peel the carrot for podimas
wash the carrot after peeling
grate the carrot
grated carrot for podimas


Step 2: Sauteing

  • In a kadai – add oil (preferably sunflower oil or groundnut oil).
  • Once the oil heats up – add mustard, cumin seeds, urad dal and green chillies.
  • Allow it to crackle.
  • Add the finely chopped onions, salt and curry leaves.
  • Saute 2-3 minutes in medium flame until onions turn golden brown.
spices for egg carrot podimas
saute onions
onions turn golden brown


Step 3: Vegetables & Spices

  • Add the grated carrots.
  • Add little turmeric powder and water.
  • Do NOT add too much water, as the carrots will lose its taste and nutrients.
  • Combine well and cook until water evaporates in medium flame.
add grated carrot
add turmeric and water


Step 4: Adding the Eggs

  • Push the carrots to the sides and make a hole in between.
  • Break open an egg and stir from the middle.
make a hole in the middle to drop the egg
  • Gradually combine the eggs with the carrot.
  • Cook until the carrot and eggs are combined well and cooked dry.
  • Cook on medium flame.
mix well
combine well
cooked well egg carrot podimas
serve hot


Recipe Card: How to Make Carrot Egg Podimas/Carrot Muttai Poriyal


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