the appetizer:

Hari Nayak and Vikas Khanna introduce Modern Indian Cooking with tempting recipes like Masala Scrambled Eggs with Crumbled Paneer, Goan Crab Cakes, and Kadhai Fried Paneer with Rainbow Vegetables.



Masala Scrambled Eggs
with Crumbled Paneer

Masala Scrambled Eggs with Crumbled Paneer


Serves 6

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 2 fresh green chilies, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 6 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup paneer cheese, coarsely crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped

Heat the oil in a large nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat and cook the onion, tomato and chilies, stirring, until most of the tomato juice evaporates, about 5 minutes.

Mix in ginger, lemon juice and salt. Stir.

Add the eggs and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until firm, about 2 minutes.

Mix in the cheese and cilantro and serve hot.

  • from:
  • Modern Indian Cooking
  • by Hari Nayak and Vikas Khanna
  • Silverback Books 2007
  • Hardcover, $29.95
  • 192 pages/Color photos throughout
  • ISBN-10: 1-596372-33-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-596372-33-7
  • Recipe reprinted by permission.

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