Aug 27, 2013

Easy Boiled Egg Curry

Easy Boiled Curry – An easy & tasty egg curry. Best with rice / pulao / chapatti / phulkas / brown bread / parathas .. !!

Serves: 2 - 3


1 tablespoon oil

1 onion, thinly sliced

4 curry leaves

6  cloves garlic, thinly sliced

½ - inch piece ginger, thinly sliced

¾ teaspoon red chilli powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
1 ¼ teaspoon coriander powder

3 boiled eggs

½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

150 ml water (3/4 th cup)


Dilute red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander in 2 tablespoon water and make a smooth mix (spice mix).

Heat oil in a karahi / pan on medium heat. Add thinly sliced onion and fry till golden color.

Add curry leaves, thinly sliced ginger and garlic. Fry on a medium to low heat until golden color and crisp.

Add diluted spice mix and fry on a low heat until water dries up and raw smell goes / thick in consistency.

Now add boiled egg pieces, salt to taste and 150 ml water (approximately ¾ cup, just to cover  / up to the level of boiled eggs. Gravy won’t be tasty if it’s too thin in consistency).

Gently mash 1 small piece of  egg yolk with back side of a steel ladle. Then the gravy will be creamy , thick and tasty. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium heat for 10 minutes. Serve with rice / rotis …

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