Akuri is the generic name for scrambled eggs with spices in the Indian cuisine, and this particular example is done is the Parsi fashion. It's super-fast to throw together and it's mighty delicious.Go easy on the chili if you think it might be too hot for you.
Recipe source: here.
Last year: Prosciutto e melone (Italian prosciutto and melon wrap).
Two years ago: Dark chocolate and red wine cake.
Three years ago: baby making and no cooking :).
Ingredients (serves 2):
- 1/2 of a white onion, chopped
- 2-3 tablespoons of butter
- 1 serrano chile, stemmed, seeded and finely chooped
- 1 large garlic clove, finely chopped
- 1 plum tomato, finely chopped
- 4 eggs, beaten
- a small handful of chopped cilantro leaves
- 50 ml heavy cream
- salt and pepper to taste
Melt the butter in a small-medium skillet and add the chopped onion. Cook it, stirring once in a while, until golden, about 10 minutes. Add the garlic and chili:
Cook for 3 more minutes. Add the tomato:
Cook for about 6 minutes until the tomato pieces release their juices. Add the beaten eggs, the cream and half of the chopped cilantro.
Turn the heat down a bit and cook the eggs slowly, stirring, until soft curds form, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste and transfer to serving plates. Sprinkle with the remaining cilantro.
It's done, dig in! :)