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egg masala recipe, egg masala gravy | egg masala curry

An egg masala curry recipe made like a gravy curry using basic gravy in aromatic spices.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Curries
Cuisine: Punjabi
Servings: 3
Calories: 240kcal
Author: Asiya


Fry the boiled eggs:

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 4-5 boiled eggs

For making egg masala gravy:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2-3 chopped green chillies
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 3 medium size onions finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 5 medium size tomatoes made into a puree boil the tomatoes for few minutes and puree them
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder/haldi
  • 1/2 tsp roasted coriander seeds powder
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp kasoori methi


boiling eggs and frying:

  • Boil 4-5 eggs, peel them.
  • In a wok, add oil and heat it.
  • Add salt as per taste and turmeric powder.
  • Add the boiled eggs and saute them for few minutes on low flame.
  • After the eggs are fried well, place them aside for later use.

Making of egg masala gravy:

  • In a wok, add oil and heat it.
  • Add a bay leaf, add chopped green chillies, dried red chillies and saute them for few seconds.
  • Add the finely chopped onions and cook them until they turn very slight golden color.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few minutes on low flame to get rid of raw smell.
  • Add tomato puree into it, mix well.
  • Add salt as per taste, add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, roasted coriander seeds powder.
  • Mix all the spices well with the gravy.
  • Cook the egg gravy on low flame for few minutes until oil starts leaving the sides.
  • Add 2 cups of water, mix well.
  • Add freshly chopped coriander leaves, kasoori methi, mix well.
  • Add the fried eggs into it.
  • Cook the gravy for 10-15 minutes on low flame.
  • Once the curry is cooked well, switch off the flame.
  • Serve hot with roti or rice.


1.If one does not have enough time to fry the eggs then just adding plain boiled eggs into the curry and cooking for a while too gives a delicious taste to the gravy curry.


Calories: 240kcal
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