Egg Curry | How to make Egg Curry

By Kankana Saxena  |  24th Aug 2015  |  
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About Egg Curry Recipe

There are countless versions of Egg Curries in India. In fact. When it comes to curry, there are no rules. Just follow your taste buds. Sometimes I like it a little dry and other times, I add more water to make it runny and serve it with steamed rice.

Egg Curry

Ingredients to make Egg Curry

  • Boiled eggs - 3
  • tomatoes - 2 (Finely chopped)
  • potato - 1 (Sliced)
  • onion (Large thinly sliced) - 1
  • Red chilies - 3 to 4
  • garlic cloves - 2 to 3
  • Green chili - 1
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Dry mango powder - 1-tsp or lemon juice - 1/2 tsp
  • sugar - 1/2 tsp
  • Chili powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Fresh ginger - 1/2 inch
  • Fresh coriander to garnish
  • oil
  • salt to taste

How to make Egg Curry

  1. Boil the eggs in salted water, immerse them in cold water and remove the shell. Grind and make paste of garlic, ginger, green chili and red chilies.
  2. Make small slits on the boiled eggs using a sharp knife. Rub with salt, turmeric powder and chili powder.
  3. In a deep dish pan fry the eggs slightly. They should turn slightly golden in color. When done keep aside.
  4. Do not put off the flame, add some oil and add in the sliced potatoes. Sprinkle salt and mix.
  5. Fry till the potatoes turn tender, keep aside. In the same pan add in garlic, ginger and chili paste. As the mixture slightly browns add in chopped onions, salt and cook till they chopped onions turn translucent.
  6. Add in the spices - Cumin powder, coriander powder, stir and add in chopped tomatoes.
  7. Cook for 1 minutes then add in the sugar. As the tomatoes turn soft add in dry mango powder or juice of half a lime followed by half a cup of water.
  8. Cook for another 1 minute, add in the fried potatoes and the boiled eggs. On a low flame cook for at least 5 mins.
  9. Serve hot with a garnish of fresh coriander.

Reviews for Egg Curry (17)

Alyson Dawsona month ago

That's so nice. It's amazing fireboy and watergirl

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Sarala Prabhu2 years ago

Thank you for quick, easy, and very tasty recepie

Kamal Andreson3 years ago

Very very delicious

Nassu ,3 years ago

so yummmy

Sweta Shet3 years ago

made this..its nice..

Monika Roy Chowdhury4 years ago


Shashi Singh4 years ago

very nice

pratibha rautela4 years ago


Sonali Gawde4 years ago


Sakshi Agarwal4 years ago


Snigdh Shreya4 years ago

tried it... it's amazing!!!

Sukhmani Bedi4 years ago

Such a lovely recipe, Kankana!

Rehana Isaani4 years ago

I am going to try this recipe looks tasty and explained very nicely

Surabhi Gandhi4 years ago

Looks amazing!! I'm so going to try this :)

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