Egg Curry

You can find versions of egg items in my previous post, but this is little different from all. Why? Because it tastes great with minimal ingredients.

I prepared this curry for a get together and was a big hit. This dish can be served with roti, paratha or any flavored rice.

You may also want to check out these other egg recipes nadan mutta curry, simple egg curry, egg roast, egg omelette gravy, spinach egg curry, potato egg curry, egg kurma.

Egg Curry

Prep time             : 20 minutes
Cooking time     : 15 minutes
Total time            : 35 minutes

Servings               : 4

Category            : Main course
Cuisine                : Indian


4 Boiled eggs
1 Medium onion, finely chopped
1 Medium tomato, finely chopped
2-3 Green chilies, finely chopped
1 Tablespoon ginger-garlic, finely chopped
1 Teaspoon red chili powder
1/4 Teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 Teaspoon Meat masala powder
1/2 Teaspoon garam masala powder
1/2 Teaspoon cumin seeds
1 Bay leaf
3 Tablespoons oil
Salt to taste


  • Place eggs in a vessel add 1/2 tsp. of salt and enough water to cover the eggs. Bring water to boil over medium heat for 10-15 minutes. Drain the water, pour cold water over it and remove the shell. Perfect hard-boiled eggs are ready.
  • Make slits on the top and bottom, keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and put little bit of turmeric powder and salt. Drop all the eggs, fry it till slightly change its color and keep aside.
  • Chop tomatoes, onion, green chilies, ginger and garlic.


  • Heat pan, add in the remaining oil. When the oil is hot enough add in the cumin seeds and bay leaf.
  • When it sputters add green chilies, onion, ginger-garlic and salt. Cook till golden brown.
  • Add tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, meat masala and cook until tomatoes become soft and mushy.
  • Now, add in the fried eggs along with garam masala. Mix everything well, add 1/2 cup water (if required), cover it with the lid and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.

Rough nutrition info per serving



16 Comments Add yours

  1. Megala says:

    Your gravy looks absolutely spot on !!

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Gravy looks delicious. Eggs are my favourite.

    Liked by 2 people

  3. nehavermaa says:

    I basically don’t fry the boiled eggs….but I ‘ll try that too….good idea

    Liked by 1 person

  4. InspiresN says:

    Absolutely delicious!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Kamila Pala says:

    That is perfect tip!!! Thanks. Kamila

    Liked by 2 people

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