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Apr 20, 2011

Simple Egg Curry

    My usual egg curry is little lengthy process and the ingredient preparation will also take time...ginger garlic paste,onion paste,tomato puree,masala sauting..this and that..But sometimes my Kids wont allow me to stay in kitchen for longtime...they trouble me a lot :(  In such cases i am forced to do some experiments :) (quick n easy method) and get back to them soon..This egg curry is a result of one such experiments made by me,the result was so good and we liked it very much with mild spices and masala, ready in 15 minutes(with ready boiled eggs)...pairs well with dosa, chapathi, puri and white rice also.

Nutritional Benefits of Egg: Eggs are one of the only foods that contain naturally occurring vitamin D.One egg contains 6 grams of high-quality protein and all 9 essential amino acids.Experts advise that despite being low in saturated fat, one should not eat more than two eggs a day on a low-fat diet.Another health benefit of eggs is their contribution to the diet as a source of choline. Choline is definitely a nutrient needed in good supply for good health. 
ok lets go to the recipe:

  1. Soft Boiled Eggs    4 no.s(cut into 2 halves)
  2. Onion   1 big(finely chopped)
  3. Tomato  2 medium(grind to a smooth paste)
  4. Ginger   2 tsp(finely chopped)
  5. Garlic    3 large flakes(finely chopped)
  6. Green chilli   2 no.(finely chopped)
  7. Chilli powder     1 and 1/4 tsp
  8. Coriander powder      1 tsp
  9. Garam masala     1 tsp
  10. Turmeric powder    1/4 tsp
  11. salt   to taste
To temper
  1. Oil     2-3 tsp
  2. Mustard seeds    1/2 tsp
  3. Fennel seeds     1/2 tsp
  4. Cumin seeds/Jeera     1/2 tsp
  5. Cardamom    2 no.
  6. Curry leaves   few
  • Boil the eggs for 12- 15 minutes and remove the shell, then cut in to 2 halves or just make slits n keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a non stick wok,add all the tempering ingredients one by one and wait till it splutter and add chopped ginger n garlic,fry for few seconds .
  • then add the finely chopped onions(sprinkle some salt) and fry till onion turn light brown.
  • Now add the tomato paste,saute and fry till oil appears and then add the dry powders and stir well.
  • Add some water(1/2 cup or to the desired consistency)and enough salt mix well and allow to boil for few minutes.
  • When it starts boiling add the boiled eggs and stir gently and simmer for 2 minutes,lastly add some chopped coriander leaves.
  • Delicious egg curry ready now...


  1. What a colorful and tempting curry.

  2. Yeah, egg curry rescues our suited for all kinds of diet. Nice to read nutri' facts...very helpful, indeed

  3. mmmmmm. yummyyyyyy............

  4. I tried this as a side dish for chappathi.. very good combination...

  5. Egg curry is scrumptious. Thanks for sharing


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