Jul 26, 2013

Egg Thoran / Mutta Thoran / Scrambled Egg with Spicy Coconut Masala

Eggs, Eggs, Eggs, what a lovely stuff it is..It is like a universal thing. You make anything with it, it taste heavenly. It can become like a main coarse or a sidedish to any meal in no time. I love my eggs, each time i try to make different things with eggs. This is one of the recipe which looks like a normal scrambled eggs, but i added a coconut masala to it and made it so special. 

The idea of adding this came to me in just a seconds time, when i saw leftover masala from the beetroot thoran i was making. What a surprise this tasted so yum. So here you go to the recipe.

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Serves - 2 to 3


Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Onion - 1 chopped finely
Green Chilli - 1 chopped finely
Eggs - 4
Salt to taste
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp

For Grinding:
Coconut - 1/2 cup
Dry Red Chilli - 1 or 2
Shallots - 2
Garlic - 1
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp


Take the grinding ingredients in a blender and make into a coarse mixture without adding any water.

Beat eggs till they are lightly mixed. Set this aside till use.

Heat oil in a kadai. Crackle in mustard and urad dal in it.

Add in onions and green chilli and saute for a min. Add in salt and turmeric, mix well.

Now pour in the egg mixture and start scrambling. 

Once it is well scrambled add in coconut masala and mix well.

Cook this for 2 mins and scrambled egg is done.

Serve with rice.

Take all ingredients for blending
Make into a slightly coarse paste

Add mustard and urad dal to hot oil

Add in onions and chillies

Season with some salt

Add a touch of turmeric

Saute well

Now beat some eggs well

Pour that into the onion mixture

Scramble them

Keep mixing

Once it is well scrambled

Add the coconut masala

Mix well

Cook for few more mins



  1. Delicious, love that spicy coconut mixture.

  2. Delicious, love that spicy coconut mixture.

  3. What a great summer recipe! Because it's so boiling hot here, I didn't feel like slaving in the kitchen for hours to make dinner, but this thoran only needs a few minutes to cook. Now I want to check out your vegetarian egg throan too... when the weather gets colder.

  4. Very interesting recipe and thanks for tgs

  5. dear sister is it possible to make with jaggery instead of sugar


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