Egg Curry

Egg Curry


Egg Curry is a delicious, flavorful curry made with eggs, tomato-onion gravy with spices. A perfect dish for a busy weekday lunch or dinner.

Egg Curry can be served with plain rice, roti, butter naan, phulka or plain paratha.

Egg Curry

Its also called as “Anda Curry” in India. Anda = Eggs and hence the name. This curry tastes exceptionally good.

Some more recipes you may like – Matar Masala, Chole Masala and Lasooni Palak.

Eggs are versatile, you can make so many dishes out of it in very less time. This recipe shows how to make a perfect egg curry with minimum ingredients.

Eggs are very high in proteins, provides choline and are incredibly nutritious. Also, eggs contain Lutein and Zeaxanthin which are important for eye health.

Apart from the health benefits, eggs are easily available and the recipes related to eggs are not time consuming. A great option of cooking for bachelors as well.

What is Egg Curry?

Egg Curry is a curry made with basic tomato-onion gravy along with Indian spices. Then the hard boiled eggs are peeled and added to the gravy.

To make this curry, you need to sauté onion, garlic, ginger till it gets fried properly. Then add tomatoes, let them cook properly.

After the tomatoes are cooked well, add spices, water, kasuri methi and let the curry simmer for some time. Next step is to add boiled and peeled eggs to the curry. That’s it.

Why to go for this recipe?

  • Easy Prep and doesn’t need fancy ingredients
  • Eggs are easily available in market at cheap rates
  • Protein rich meal
  • Can be made in 20 to 25 minutes

What all ingredients are needed for Egg Curry?

  • Eggs
  • Onion
  • Tomato
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Salt
  • Turmeric Powder
  • Red chilly Powder
  • Garam Masala Powder
  • Salt
  • Kasuri Methi
  • Water
  • Oil
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Coriander

How to boil eggs perfectly for egg curry?

Place eggs in a utensil and fill it with water. Bring it to boil for 10 to 12 minutes.  Switch off the flame.

Using a spoon, remove the egg from the utensil and put it in cold water. Once the temperature comes down and its easy for you to handle it, peel the eggs and keep side.


Preparation Time: 5 min

Cooking Time: 20 min

Overall Time: 25 min


Serving: 1 people

-2 tbsp of Oil

-1 small onion, chopped

-2 small tomato, chopped

-1 tsp of ginger, grated or crushed

-2 tsp of garlic, grated or crushed

-1 tsp of salt or as per taste

-2 boiled eggs, peeled

-1 tsp of cumin seeds

-3/4 cup of water ( 1 cup – 250 ml)

-1/2 tsp of Kasuri methi

-1/4 tsp of turmeric powder

-1/2 tsp of red chilly powder

-1/4 tsp of coriander powder

-2 tbsp of coriander leaves, finely chopped

Step 1: Boil eggs, peel them and set it aside. You need to hard boil the eggs. If eggs are overcooked then curry will not be appealing with mushy boiled eggs.

Step 2: Heat oil in pan.

Step 3: Add peeled eggs to the pan. Add a pinch of salt to the pan and let the peeled eggs sauté till you see light brown blisters over it.  Keep the eggs in a plate and set it aside.

Boil eggs peel them and fry them in oil

Step 4: Add 2 tbsp of oil to the same pan.

Heat oil in pan

Step 5: Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds to it.

add cumin seeds for egg curry

Step 6: Once cumin seeds crackles, add chopped onion, ginger and garlic to the pan, mix it well and let it sauté till onions turns translucent.

Add onion garlic ginger to the pan

Step 7: As soon as onions turn translucent, add chopped tomatoes to the pan, mix it together and let it cook for 1 to 2 minutes.

Add tomato to the pan


Step 8: Add turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder to the pan and mix it well.

Add spices for making egg curry

Step 9: Add water to the pan.

Add water

Step 10: Add kasuri methi and let the curry simmer for 5 minutes.

Add kasuri methi and let the curry simmer

Step 11: Add peeled eggs, chopped coriander and garam masala to the curry. Mix everything well and let it simmer for a minute.

Add boiled and peeled eggs and coriander to the egg curry

Switch off the flame.

Your egg curry is ready to be served. Serve it with Indian breads like roti, phulka.

Egg Curry is ready



1.Make sure you hard boil the eggs so that they are perfect for the egg curry. Overboiled or mushy eggs are not suitable for egg curry.

2.Adding of Kasuri methi uplifts the taste of curry. Try not to skip it.

3.Instead of using chopped tomatoes, you can even make a puree of tomatoes and then use in curry.

Health Benefits

1.Source of Choline

Eggs are a great source of choline that is required for brain functioning.

2.Rich in Protein

Eggs are high in protein and contains all required amino acids for human-being.

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