Today’s recipe is ‘Egg Curry’.  This recipe can be served as a main course dish for lunch/dinner. Enjoy it with steamed rice or chapatis. It is a simple dish in which fried and boiled eggs are cooked in smooth curry of onion, ginger garlic and tomato.

Egg Curry

Egg Curry

For this recipe you will need boiled eggs, tomato pure, onion paste, ginger garlic paste and few spices. The main and most important step of this recipe is to cook the onion and ginger garlic paste properly until the raw smell fades away.

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For more egg recipes, check – Chicken Omelette Recipe (Fluffy Stuffed omelette) , Easy Egg Mayo Bun | How to make egg mayo bun , French Toast (Spanish toast / Eggy bread) , Aloo Egg Pattice (potato egg pattice) , Jhatpat Egg Masala (masala egg recipe) .

Serve: 2

Duration: 45 minutes

Ingredients for Egg Curry

Egg (boiled)4
Onion4 (small)
Tomato4 (small)
Ginger garlic paste1 tbsp
Red chilli powder2 tsp
Coriander powder2 tsp
Garam masala1/2 tsp
Turmeric1/2 tsp
Salt1 tsp or as per taste
Bay leaf1
Cloves2-3 no.
Black peppercorn7-8
Oil3 tbsp
Coriander leaves (chopped)for garnishing

Method for Egg Curry

  • Boil 4 eggs for 12-15 mins. Keep them aside to cool down. Peel eggs when they are completely cool.

  • Prepare a paste of tomatoes.

  • Prepare a paste of onions.

  • In a deep pan heat oil. Fry eggs and keep eggs aside. (Before frying, please do not forget to make vertical slits on the eggs, to avoid bursting of eggs.)

  • In the same pan add bay leaf, black pepper corn and cloves, fry for few seconds.

  • Add onion paste, cook till it starts changing color.

  • In the onion paste, add ginger garlic paste. Mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes covered. Keep stirring in between.

  • When raw smell of onion and ginger-garlic paste starts fading away. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder. Mix well.

  • Add tomato puree in the onion and spices mix.

  • Add salt and cook till oil starts separating from the gravy.

  • Next, add 1 cup water and let gravy start boiling. When it starts to boil, add eggs in the pan.

  • Cook till gravy coats eggs and is of your desired consistency.

  • Garnish curry with chopped coriander and serve hot with chapati/rice.