Kada Mutta Roast- Kerala Spicy Quail Egg Pepper Roast, is a great dish with dry and spicy gravy and is popular mainly in Kerala. Is a quick and easy starter, appetiser or can served as a side dish. It involves hard boiled quail eggs and flavorful pepper based masala. It can be served as a side dish along with phulka, paratha, appam or even with rice. The detailed recipe with step by step cooking pictures follows.
Do you know that a quail egg has 4 times nutritional value than a chicken or duck egg? There are lot of health benefits of quail eggs, it is a remedy against digestive tract disorders like stomach ulcer. It can help cure anemia and increase the hemoglobin level. Helps in treating tuberculosis, asthma and diabetes. It promote good memory, enhance brain activity and regulate the nervous system. Improve skin color and strengthen hair making it shiny and voluminous. If kids eat at least 2 quail eggs daily, they grow better and are less likely to suffer from infectious diseases. ( got information from google)Quail eggs are easily available mostly in Indian grocery stores.
Lets going on with the recipe, this is a tomato and red chilly free dry roast recipe, can make with a very short time. Here goes the recipe for a gravy less tasty side dish for phulka.
How to Make Kada Mutta Roast- Kerala Spicy Quail Egg Pepper Roast
Add water and salt to a saucepan and hard boil the eggs for 10 mins.
Keep the boil eggs in cold water for 2 mins, then remove the shell and keep it aside.
Marinate the eggs with coriander powder, pepper powder, turmeric powder, lemon juice, salt, crushed ginger and garlic. Keep it rest atleast for 5 mins.
Heat oil in a non stick frying pan and add mustard seeds. Allow it to splutter.
Add sliced onion, curry leaves and green chillies, fry until onion turn soft and translucent.
Add marinated eggs, and 1/4 cup water. Keep in low flame for 3 minutes, so that onion will get cook along with egg and spices.
When it turn dry, stir well and add fennel powder. Combine well and adjust salt.
Serve along with phulka or rice.
Enjoy, happy cooking and stay healthy.