mutta thoran

mutta thoran

Mutta/Egg Avial

Mutta Avial is a lovely side dish for rice. Hard boiled egg and the ground coconut-spice mix is gently combined together and finished with the aromatic tempering of curry leaves, dried chilly and mustard seeds.


  • Hard boiled egg – 4 each
  • Grated coconut – 150 gms
  • Cumin seeds – 1 Tsp
  • Chilly powder – 1 Tsp
  • Shallots – 50 gms
  • Coconut oil – 1 Tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 Tsp
  • Curry Leaves – 1 sprig
  • Dried Chilly – 2 pcs
  • Salt to taste.


  1. In a pot, take water and egg, bring water to boil and cook for 10-11 minutes.Strain,cool it down, peel the egg and keep aside.
  2. Grind together, grated coconut, cumin seeds, chilly powder, shallots and salt. Keep aside.
  3. In a skillet, heat up coconut oil, add mustard seeds, curry leaves and dried chilly, let it crackle. Add the ground coconut mix, 1/2 cup of water, salt and let it boil. Add the hard boiled egg (preferably cut in to half or slit). Mix it gently until you have a good coating of of the coconut-spice-mix and serve hot.

Bone Appetit & Happy Cooking!



  1. Nicole Soloman says:

    Lovely. This is something I should try soon.
    Can I add green chillies instead of chilly powder?

    • deepublogger says:

      Yes, you can replace chilly powder with green chilly. But, please be mindful about the quantity, 1 or 2 pcs should be good.

  2. Sujitha N says:

    Looks so yummy. Recipe looks so easy to make and well explained.

  3. parvathi menon says:

    Excellent writing and recipe. I have been following your blogs,this is quite unique.

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