(Note: Egg Podimas Tomato Recipe is a variation of the original Egg Podimas Recipe)
What is Egg Podimas Tomato Recipe?
Egg Podimas with Tomato is a simple recipe where tomatoes are added along with the usual Egg Podimas or muttai poriyal for a tangy taste.
If you need a tangy taste on top of the normal muttai poriyal /egg podimas, this is the one to try.
The tanginess of the tomato depends on what type of Tomato you use.
Usually, I prefer adding the hybrid or Bangalore Tomato variety rather than the country or naatu Tomato variety. The latter one adds more sourness/tanginess to the dish.
So choose the right Tomato according to your need.
This recipe can be prepared in less than 5 minutes.
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.
Video Recipe: Muttai Podimas / Muttai Poriyal Varieties
Meal Combinations for Egg Tomato Podimas/Poriyal
- Stuffed egg tomato podimas paratha
- Rice & Rasam
- Rice & Sambar
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How to make Egg Podimas with Tomato – Step by Step Procedure
- In a kadai/pan – add oil (preferably sunflower or groundnut oil or any other of your choice).
- Once the oil heats up, add the spices like mustard, urad dal and finely chopped or slit green chillies.
- Saute until mustard pops and urad dal turns slightly golden.
- Now, add the chopped onions. You may either use big onions or shallots too. Shallots add in more taste and are considered much healthier compared to regular onions.
- Add in the required salt and few curry leaves as well.
- Saute until the onions turn slightly golden. Saute in medium flame.
- Once the onions are cooked, add in the finely chopped tomatoes.
- Cook until the tomatoes turn soft & mushy.
- Once the tomatoes turn mushy, break the eggs and stir continuously until the eggs are cooked well.
- As the eggs start to thicken, keep stirring.
- Cook until no moisture is left out.
- Sprinkle a little black pepper powder and combine well.
- Serve hot as a side dish during breakfast, lunch or dinner. You can also have it as a snack during the evenings.
Recipe Card: How to Make Egg Podimas/Muttai Poriyal
- 2nos eggs
- 1 onion (small size) - finely chopped
- 1 tomato - finely chopped
- 1-2 green chillies- finely chopped
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tsp mustard
- 2 tsp oil
- 1/2 tsp urad dal
- Few curry leaves
- 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
- Add oil in a Kadai/pan.
- Once the oil is hot, add the mustard, urad dal, green chillies.
- Saute 2 mins.
- Add chopped onions, salt and curry leaves.
- Saute until onions turn golden brown.
- Add the chopped tomatoes and cook till it turns soft.
- Break 2 eggs and combine well with the onion and tomato.
- Cook until the eggs are done.
- Sprinkle little pepper powder and combine well.
- Serve hot.
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