Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry) | How to make Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry)

By Amrita Iyer  |  22nd Oct 2016  |  
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Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry)by Amrita Iyer
  • Prep Time

    15

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  • Cook Time

    45

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  • Serves

    2

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About Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry) Recipe

In every culture and State in India there is a different recipe of Egg Curry! I had posted Chettinad Egg Curry some time back. Here is the Bengali version of the same."Dim" pronounced "deem" is the Bengali term for eggs. Kosha is a type of curry! Instead of the Chettinad Masala there is the Bengali Panchphoron powder here which is actually a mixture of 5 spices in equal proportion : Fenugreek Seeds (Methi), Nigella Sativa (Kalonji), Mustard Seeds - Black (Rai) Fennel Seeds (Saunf), Cumin Seeds (Jeera). Given by Sandeepa Mukherjee Dutta in her wonderful book - Bong Mom's Cookbook! This recipe serves 2 - 3 depending on the eggs a person can eat.

Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry) is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Amrita Iyer teaches how to make Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry) step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry) in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 2 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry) at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry) takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 45 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry) is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry) is a good option for you. The flavour of Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry) is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry) and impress your family and friends.

Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry)

Ingredients to make Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry)

  • 4 - 5 eggs (hard boiled)
  • 3 potatoes - peeled and chopped into batons or fries
  • 2 onions - chopped roughly
  • 3 tomatoes - pureed
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp Green chilli paste
  • 1 tsp Panch phoron
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp cumin powder (jeera)
  • 1 tsp coriander powder (dhania)
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1 tsp Powdered sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 4 tbsp oil

How to make Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry)

  1. Heat 1/2 tbsp oil and fry chopped onions till brown. Cool and make a fine paste. Heat 1/2 tbsp oil and saute the eggs till the skin begins to crinkle and turn golden. Reserve the oil.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp oil and pan fry the chopped potatoes till golden brown and partly cooked. Drain and keep aside.
  3. In this pan add the reserved oil after frying the eggs and the remaining 1 tbsp oil and add panch phoron. Fry for 2 - 3 seconds and pour in the fried onion paste. Saute for 1 - 2 minutes and add the tomato puree.
  4. Now add the ginger garlic and green chilli pastes and mix well. Add the spice powders - chilli, cumin, turmeric and coriander. Add 1 tbsp coriander leaves. Mix and cook till oil floats on top.
  5. Add the fried potatoes and 3/4 - 1 cup of water. Stir well and cover. Cook the potatoes on medium heat till fork tender and the water has partly evaporated.
  6. Add the eggs and stir well. Cover and cook 3 - 4 minutes till the masala coats the eggs. Remove from heat.
  7. To serve make a bed of gravy and potatoes on a plate. Place one egg whole and cut the other into half. Keep the two halves attractively side by side. Sprinkle the remaining coriander leaves on top. Serve with roti, paratha, plain rice or pulao!

Reviews for Dim Kosha (Bengali Style Egg Curry) (4)

Anuradha sharma2 years ago

This looks really delicious Amrita! Love ur recipes
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Amrita Iyer2 years ago

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