Mutta Chikkiyathu (Spicy Scrambled Egg) – Simple Kerala Style

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When it comes to quick and easy cooking, eggs make a good ingredient to experiment with. This is a simple method to make scrambled eggs in Kerala style. It won’t take more than 10 minutes to prepare this dish. It goes well with rice, bread or roti.


  1. Eggs – 3 nos
  2. Onion – 1, medium sized, thinly sliced
  3. Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  4. Turmeric powder – a pinch
  5. Red chilli powder – 1/4 to 1/2 tsp
  6. Coconut oil – As per need


  1. Take 3 eggs and beat well.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai.
  3. Add 1 medium sized onion and curry leaves. Saute well.
  4. Add salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
  5. Add the beaten egg. Let it set for few seconds.
  6. Give it a good stir to make the egg scramble.
  7. Serve with rice or roti.

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