Egg Malai Curry

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Eggs are great. They are healthy, packed with protein, tummy filling, can be had with just salt and pepper, or even as a main cuisine. Here’s a scrumptious recipe for you to try out with the eggs, the Egg Malai. Malai is a thick cream made out of milk. Let’s jump into some tasty, creamy curry goodness.

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Can we use meat instead of eggs for the same recipe?

You may use boneless chicken or kofta with the same recipe although we recommend you check out our other Malai dishes that use meat as its main ingredient.

We know a lot of benefits of eggs. Are there any downsides to eating eggs?

Like every food out there, moderation is necessary for eggs too. Consuming high quantities of eggs could have side effects on your body. You should consult health experts for the appropriate amount, but 2-3 eggs a day for an average person is considered healthy.

Can we use chicken with bone instead? Any tips on boiling the eggs?

Any boiling method will do, as long as it’s hard-boiled. All eggs need to be hard-boiled before using them in a curry.

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Egg Malai Curry

Course: Main CourseCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium


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Learn how to make this awesome Egg Malai Curry at home! This recipe is generally cooked less spicy, creamy & smooth flavored. The paste of Onion, Green Chili & Coriander – along with the boiled milk gives an amazing aromatic flavor to the boiled eggs.


  • Preparing Masala Paste
  • 3 pc Onion chopped

  • 4 pc Green chili

  • 3 tbsp Coriander chopped

  • Preparing the Curd Mixture
  • 3 tbsp Curd

  • 1 tsp Cumin powder

  • 1 tsp Salt

  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper powder

  • Preparing Egg Malai Curry
  • 1 tbsp Cooking oil

  • 2 tbsp Butter

  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic

  • 1 cup Milk

  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder

  • 5 Eggs boiled

  • 2 tbsp Cooking cream

  • 2 tbsp Coriander


  • Preparing Masala Paste
  • Into a grinder, add chopped onion 3 pc, chopped green chilies 4 pc, freshly chopped coriander 3 tbsp – grind it to make a paste.
  • Preparing the Curd Mixture
  • Into a bowl, take curd 3 tbsp, cumin powder 1 tsp, salt 1 tsp, black pepper powder 1/2 tsp – mix all the spices well with the curd and keep aside for later use.
  • Preparing Egg Malai Curry
  • Into a heating pot, add cooking oil 1 tbsp, butter 2 tbsp, and add already prepared masala paste – cook it for 3-4 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add ginger garlic 1 tbsp and cook it till the ginger-garlic raw smell goes off.
  • After, add the already prepared curd mixture and cook it for 3-4 minutes on low to medium heat.
  • Add boiled milk 1 cup and let it boil for 5 minutes on low to medium heat.
  • Add garam masala powder 1/2 tsp and stir well.
  • Cut boiled eggs into half and start placing into it (place yolk side down).
  • Cover and let it cook for about 3-4 minutes on medium heat.
  • Switch off the heat and add cooking cream 2 tbsp, freshly chopped coriander 2 tbsp. Turn the eggs so the yolk side faces up.
  • The egg malai curry is ready to serve.

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  • The egg needs to hard boil for this recipe.
  • Instead of using coriander, you can use parsley also.
  • Boil the milk properly before adding it to the curry to avoid the milk getting curdled.
  • Use the salt according to your taste and flavour.

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3 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 26.9g 42%
    • Saturated Fat 10.9g 55%
  • Cholesterol 471mg 157%
  • Sodium 306mg 13%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 386mg 12%
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
    • Dietary Fiber 2.7g 11%
    • Sugars 6.1g
  • Protein 18.5g 37%
  • Calcium 9%
  • Iron 17%
  • Vitamin D 341%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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