Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Egg Spinach Thoran - Egg Spinach Stir Fry

Winter and Hibernation??? If that is what you thought of my reason to be inactive from couple of days I would just say a big 'nooo'. Its been a hectic week with packing and moving of our Apt home. I had been trying to pack stuffs from two weeks back but it was fun to see my kids sitting and playing in the carton boxes which I used for packing. Must say they had lot of fun with the Apt move where as me and hubby is fully exhausted. Phew, only God knows when I will unpack, arrange and settle down with everything in our new Apt home :-) .


Coming back to today's recipe, this is a simple Thoran/Stir Fry with spinach and Egg which I make quite often especially when I have less spinach to be used as standalone. This quick and ezee dish is perfect with Roti/Rice and tastes just awesome. So next time you have spinach in your pantry which are not sufficient enough to make a proper Sabzi/Stir fry or Curry by its own try out this recipe and I'm sure you will love it for its taste and the easiness to prepare :-)

Ingredients:-

  1. Spinach Finely Chopped ~ 3 cups
  2. Eggs - 3 or 4
  3. Finely chopped onion - 1
  4. Green chilies chopped - 3
  5. Turmeric powder - 3/4 tsp
  6. Garam Masala - 3/4 tsp(optional) 
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Coconut oil/Veg oil - 1 tbsp
  9. Mustard seeds - 1tsp
  10. Dry red chilies 2
  11. Curry leaves few

Preparation Method:-
  • Wash well and drain the water completely from the spinach. Chop them finely and move to a bowl.
  • In another bowl break the eggs and beat them well with a spoon and set aside. 
  • Add chopped green chilies, onion, turmeric powder, salt to the chopped spinach and mix well with clean hands.
  • Heat up a kadai/Frying pan, pour oil. Sputter mustard seeds, add dry chilies, few curry leaves and saute for few seconds.
  • Simmer  the stove to medium and add the spinach mix and stir fry for couple minutes till they are cooked and are soft(Usually it take less than five minutes)
  • Now add the beaten egg and stir fry till the eggs are mixed well with spinach and are dry.
  • Sprinkle the garam masala and saute for another one or two minutes and take off the stove(optional)
  •  Add more curry leaves and move to serving dish. Serve warm with Roti/Naan/Rice.
Note:-
Adding Garam Masala is optional, usually I add them when I have mild spiced main course curry and make it simple without Garam Masala when the main course curry is spicy or Masala Curry.

Sending this to the Egg Recipes @ Ramya's Recipe


26 comments:

  1. Looks so colorful and awesome..

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  2. it is looking so great. like different version of egg bhurji.

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  3. Yeah Prathibha few months back we too moved to new apt, that time my boys enjoyed lot by playing with carton boxes n unopening this n that :) but me damn tired n took some time to settle...take complete rest n then do work leisurely...enjoy in you new apt :)
    This stir fry sounds healthy n yummy...inviting too!!
    You can link this to my event also n thanks a ton for your linked entries :)

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    1. Thanks for those caring words Sangee, Its amazing to see kids finding fun in every little things :-)And yes rest is what I need now, but its almost impossible sometimes :(

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  4. wow..thats my fav thoran...healthy and delicious...loved the clicks...!!

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  5. looking great n iam sure i tastes best.healthy one......

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  6. so healthy and protein rich food, looks super delicious :)

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  7. love this... ths was a regular during my pregnancy....

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  8. hi prathiba. how's you new home..just remembered, i have never fried spinach before, its always boiled like soup. must fry like you did. have a nice day

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  9. hi prathiba. how's you new home..just remembered, i have never fried spinach before, its always boiled like soup. must fry like you did. have a nice day

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  10. One of my favorite sides for rice. I love the addition of eggs to spinach. Makes for a fab dish. Congrats on your Apt move. Am sure you must be neck deep in the unpacking..! But am sure it is fun doing up your new home..

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  11. Healthy and Delicious.Lovely try.

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  12. My favorite combo,you have made it perfectly,sherikkum kothiyavunnu

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  13. oh no don't remind me about packing and moving with kids around. I moved last time when my younger monster was 1 ! It was so terrible for me, but so much fun for him. He would unpack everything if I leave any cartons unsealed !
    You know how much I love this combo :-)

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  14. healthy thoran Prathibha......and hope you settle down soon

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  15. Perfectly made! Looks delicious too!!!

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  16. Very delicious n healthy combo..
    Hope you have settled down,dear..Kids definitely find their way out:)

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  17. thanks for your lovely sharing..

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  18. Prathibha, I used to love this as a kid, especially with pooris and rotis. Its been so long sincei 've eaten it. I feel so nostalgic now.. Am going to my parents place in 2 weeks, will make mom cook it for me :)

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    1. wow, what better can u ask than mom's food. Enjoy ur stay at home:-)

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  19. thanks for sending to my event..i too make this very often, except the garam masala, my recipe is the same. I can imagine how long u would take to unpack and get settled with two kiddos around..

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