Egg Masala Curry

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Egg curry is a commonly cooked recipe in every South Asian household. It is a protein-rich recipe with a few masalas and ingredients that make it tasty. The ease of preparing the recipe and diet friendliness to people who follow vegetarian with only egg diet makes it widely eaten across the Indian subcontinent. Eggs are a good source of Vitamin B6, B12, D, and selenium which makes consuming eggs in your daily diet important. Most people consume eggs during breakfast, but this recipe (The Egg Curry) makes it easy to consume with your roti or naan during lunch/dinner. Also, this easy-to-cook recipe can be a good replacement for your chicken or meat recipes during one of those lazy days.

There are several ways to prepare Egg curry. The Egg curry style that we show here is cooked mostly in the Northern part of India. The recipe has a two-step preparation: 1) Preparing the egg fry and 2) Preparing the gravy.

Few notes to make while boiling the egg – you could Hard boil, medium-hard boil, or soft boil the egg-based on your taste but try not to make it too soft since a runny yolk on the inside is not suitable to add to the gravy. Also, feel free to reduce/increase salt and chili-based on your diet/taste requirement. Go for it, try out this delicious recipe at your home!

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Egg Masala Curry

Recipe by Amu MCourse: Main Course, Side DishCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium


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  • Preparing Egg Fry
  • 1 Tbsp Cooking Oil

  • 6 Eggs Boiled

  • 1/2 Tsp Kashmiri red chili powder

  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric powder

  • 1/2 Tsp Coriander powder

  • 1/4 Tsp Salt

  • Preparing The Gravy
  • 3 Tbsp Cooking Oil

  • 3 pc Cloves

  • 2 pc Green cardamom

  • 1 pc Cinnamon stick

  • 1 Tsp Cumin seeds

  • 2 Onions (medium size) Chopped

  • 1 Tbsp Ginger garlic paste

  • 2 pc Green chilies Diced

  • 1 Tsp Coriander powder

  • 1/2 Tsp Cumin powder

  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric powder

  • 1 Tsp Kashmiri red chili powder

  • 1 Tsp Garam masala powder

  • 1/4 Tsp Black pepper powder

  • 3 Tomatoes (medium size) Roughly grounded

  • 1 Tsp Salt

  • 3 Tsp Almond powder


  • Preparing Egg Fry
  • Add 2-liter water into a heating pan and add 6 eggs, salt 1 tsp and let the eggs hard boil for 10 – 12 minutes on high flame, place the boiled eggs in cool water for a while.
  • Peel the eggs and make skin cuts on the egg, to let marination go inside.
  • Add Cooking oil 1 tbsp into a heating pan, then add Kashmiri red chili powder 1/2 tsp, turmeric powder 1/2 tsp, coriander powder 1/2 tsp, and salt 1/4 tsp – stir these spices well before adding the eggs (boiled).
  • Stir the eggs with the spices and fry them for 2 – 3 minutes on medium flame, once fried take the eggs into a paper towel and keep them aside.
  • Preparing The Gravy
  • Add 3 tbsp of cooking oil in a heating saucepan – once the oil heats, add cloves 3 pc, Green cardamom 2 pc, Cinnamon stick 1 pc, and cumin seeds 1 tsp – saute the mixture for few seconds before adding Onions (medium size) 2 pcs chopped and fry them until golden brown, after add crushed ginger garlic 1 tbsp and saute for few seconds till the raw smell goes away.
  • Add green chilies medium 2 diced, coriander powder 1 tsp, cumin powder 1/2 tsp, turmeric powder 1/2 tsp, Kashmiri red chili powder 1 tsp, black pepper powder 1/4 tsp, garam masala powder 1 tsp and water 2 tbsp – let it cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes 3 medium roughly grounded and cook them for 3 minutes on medium flame before adding salt 1 tsp.
  • Cover with lid and let it cook for about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, add almond powder 3 tsp and water 1/2 cup and give it a good stir.
  • Put back the lid and let it boil 2 – 3 minutes, then, add the boiled eggs 6 no.s, 1/2 cup of water, and stir it well.
  • Cover once again and let it cook for another 3 minutes on medium flame, then open the lid after 3 minutes – add freshly chopped coriander and gently stir it.
  • The Egg Masala Curry is cooked and ready to be served.

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  • You can always hard boil the eggs, based on your taste preference, but make sure to not make the inside yolk too runny – which could spoil the gravy taste.
  • The chili and salt can always be adjusted based on your taste or diet requirements.

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4 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 19.8g 31%
    • Saturated Fat 4.2g 22%
  • Cholesterol 279mg 93%
  • Sodium 852mg 36%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 417mg 12%
  • Total Carbohydrate 8.1g 3%
    • Dietary Fiber 2.7g 11%
    • Sugars 3.7g
  • Protein 11.4g 23%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 16%
  • Vitamin D 308%

* 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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