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South Indian Egg Curry Recipe

A south indian egg curry recipe made with coconut paste, onions and tomatoes and tempering...
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 -5
Calories: 440kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 3 boiled eggs
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 cup chopped onions 2 medium size onions approx...
  • 3-4 slit green chillies
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3 - 4 to matoes blend and make a puree
  • 2 tbsp roasted coconut paste/1 cup coconut milk
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds powder
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 cup water


  • Firstly, take a cooking vessel, add oil and heat it.
  • Into it add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add chopped onions, slit green chillies, curry leaves and saute for few minutes until onions get soft.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute well to get rid of raw smell.
  • Add the blended tomato puree, stir and cook for few minutes on low flame until oil starts separating.
  • Add the spices such as salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander seeds powder, cumin seeds powder, black pepper powder and mix well.
  • Cook the whole mixture until the masala is cooked well or until oil starts leaving the sides.
  • Add roasted coconut paste(preferred)/ coconut milk and mix well.
  • Cook the masala until oil is seen at the sides.
  • Add coriander leaves and mix.
  • Add little water as per the thickness of the gravy preferred.
  • Cover the lid and cook on low flame for ten to fifteen minutes.

For the eggs:

  • In a pan, add a tsp of oil and heat it.
  • Add boiled eggs, add salt, pinch of turmeric powder, pinch of red chilli powder, black pepper powder and fry them by stirring in between.
  • Add these fried eggs to the egg curry.
  • Serve the curry with steamed rice!!!


Calories: 440kcal
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