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This dish makes a regular appearance on our weekly menu, accompanied by Carrot and Cashew Nut Pilau, simple steamed green vegetables and a dollop of thick natural yoghurt.
The luscious tomato sauce is spiced using the previously posted basic spice mixtures
6 small eggs, boiled, peeled and halved
2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
1 small onion, chopped
3 teaspoons ground coriander
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon turmeric
½ teaspoon ground chilli
4 cloves garlic crushed
3cm fresh root ginger grated
½ cup hot water
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon garam masala
Heat the oil and sauté the onion until transparent. Add the ground spices and sauté for a few seconds. Add the garlic, ginger, tomatoes and water and cook until the tomatoes are soft and pulpy.
Season with salt to taste, stir through the garam masala, then place the halved eggs on top to warm through. Serves 4 with other dishes.