Dec 6, 2013

Egg Curry (made of Madras Curry Powder)

Egg Curry  (made of  Madras curry powder) – An easy & tasty egg curry. Best with rice / pulao / chapatti / appam / idiyappam / phulkas / brown bread / parathas .. !!

Serves: 2


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 teaspoon coriander powder

½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

1 cup / 200 ml / 8 oz  water

¾ teaspoon  Madras Curry Powder (It’s available @ Nuts N’ Spices in Chennai)

2 boiled eggs


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.

Add  1 cup water, salt to taste and ¾ teaspoon  Madras curry powder. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium heat for  10 – 12 minutes until the gravy slightly thickens.

At this stage, add boiled egg. Cover again and cook on a low heat for another 5 minutes.

 Serve with rice / rotis / idiyappam …

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