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Egg Curry

Indian Egg Curry Recipe -  is a delicious recipe of hard boiled eggs cooked in onion tomato masala gravy. This simple egg curry goes very well with any Indian flatbreads like tawa roti, tandoori roti or lachcha paratha. Here is how to make best egg curry at home.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Curries, Maincourse
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Egg curry for Chapathi, Egg curry for Rice
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 279kcal
Author: Farrukh Aziz


to prepare egg curry we need:

  • 12 Eggs hard boiled
  • ½ tbsp Garlic paste
  • ½ tbsp Ginger paste
  • ¾ tsp Turmeric powder (haldi powder)
  • tsp Coriander powder (dhaniya powder)
  • tsp Kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder
  • 3 tbsp Yoghurt whisked well
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • tsp Dried Fenugreek Leaves kasuri methi
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • Coriander leaves to garnish

To make masala paste:

  • 2 Onions medium size, roughly chopped
  • 4 Tomatoes medium size, roughly chopped
  • 2-3 Green chilies
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 8-10 Black pepper corns


To prepare egg curry masala:

  • First of all, grind together tomato, onions, green chilies, fennel seeds, cumin seeds and pepper corns. Grind it to a fine paste.
  • In a heavy bottom pan, heat oil and ghee together.
  • Then, add bay leaf and fry for few seconds.
  • Now, add ground paste and saute for high for 3-4 minutes. Add ginger-garlic paste and mix.
  • Cook for few minutes until masala leaves oil and looks bhuna well.
  • Then, add all the masala powder and mix except for garam masala.

How to make egg curry:

  • Once the bhuna masala base is ready for tariwali egg curry, add whisked yoghurt and mix well.
  • Now add water as per the consistency you require.
  • I preferred thin gravy, so added the water accordingly. Bring it to a boil.
  • Now, slit the boiled eggs and drop them gently in the gravy.
  • Cook for 5-8 minutes on low heat.
  • Lastly, add kasuri methi, garam masala powder and mix.
  • Delicious North Indian egg curry is ready to serve
  • Dish out and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with phulkas and steamed rice.


Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 341mg | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 398mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1170IU | Vitamin C: 16.2mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 2.3mg