Halwai August 1, 2021


• 4 eggs hardboiled
• 1 tsp- Red Chilli Paste
• 1 tsp- Green chilli Paste
• 1″ Ginger finely chopped
• 2 cloves- Garlic finely chopped
• 2 tbsp -Tamarind juice
• Salt to taste
• 1 medium Onion finely chopped
• A pinch of Ajinomoto (Mono Sodium glutamate)
• 1 tsp- Soya Sauce (optional)
• Oil for frying


  1. Peel the hard boiled eggs and deep fry in oil till the cover is crisp and brown. Cut them into half lengthwise and keep aside
  2. Heat a little oil in a pan
  3. Fry the chopped ginger and garlic pieces
  4. Add chopped onions and fry well.
  5. Add the red chilli paste and green chilli paste and fry for 1 minute.
  6. Add soya sauce, tamarind juice, salt and let it boil for a while. Add ajinomoto.
  7. Turn off heat. Add the eggs and mix well till they are coated with the sauce completely. Tastes good with Chinese fried rice or even with roti/ paratha. Non-egg eaters can use potatoes instead of eggs.

Recipe courtesy of Veena