Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Mangalorean Egg curry

Recipe here

Eggs, boiled and peeled - 6 Nos.
Onion, sliced  - 1 medium
Tomato, finely chopped - 1 small
Potato, peeled and cubed - 1 large
Coconut milk  - 1/2 cup  (Optional)

Dry Roast and grind

Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Fenugreek seeds - small pinch
Coriander seeds  - 2 tsp
Cumin seeds    - 1/4 tsp
Dry red chillies  - 5 - 6 Nos.

Onion, sliced - 1 large
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Garlic - 3 - 4 cloves
Coconut, grated  - 4 tbsp
Tamarind - 1/2 of a gooseberry size

For seasoning

Carom seeds/Ajwain - a pinch 
Cinnamon sticks  - 1 inch piece
Curry leaves - 1 sprig


Dry roast mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds. Add coriander seeds, cumin seeds and dry red chillies. Saute for 3-4 minutes on low flame. Remove from pan and set aside.

In the same pan, add 1 1/2 tbsp oil and add sliced onion. Saute until lightly browned.  Add turmeric powder, garlic and grated coconut and saute for another 2- 3 minutes. Turn off the flame and leave it to cool.

Grind the dry roasted spices coarsely. To this, add sauteed onion-coconut mixture and tamarind. Grind this to a fine paste adding little water. Set this aside. 

Heat oil in a pan. Add ajwain, cinnamon sticks and curry leaves. To this, add sliced onion and saute it. When it turns light brown, add ground paste, which is set aside. Cook till the raw smell leaves. Add tomato pieces and mix. Saute them. Now add salt and potatoes and saute them. Add 3 cups of water and boil them. When the potatoes are cooked, lower the flame, add eggs and cook for 7-10 minutes. Add coconut milk and turn off the flame. 


  1. I am an eggoholic and any egg recipe is a huge thumbs up from me. I loved the spices you have used in the Dry Mix and Grind. This will be one yummy finger licking egg cury I am sure.

  2. Very tempting delicious curry. Perfect dish. I would love to try this. Yummy yummy. :)

  3. great side dish to relish with Roti, ur combo of appam was fabulous

  4. hmmmmm...drooling....my fav combo...looks delicious beena :-)

  5. Egg curry looks mouthwatering dear.. Loved the flavors

  6. Egg with gravy is very challenging...but ur idea gud madam, dry roast and grind masala make it more delicious..& flavoring....!!!....

  7. Love egg curries ...yours looks so delectable!

  8. Super...looks very tasty and mouth watering..

  9. Lovely dish easy to make easy to enjoy

  10. I always look for interesting egg curry variations... this one sounds really good with appams... gotta try it soon...

  11. Eggcurry kollam I am going to try it.

  12. Egg curry variations can be numerous and still we look for more...it's always welcoming....very nice recipe!!

  13. mouthwatering curry,perfect to go with appams,beautifully presented too!!

  14. Coconut milk in egg curry I can imagine the test.. Super tempted to try it

  15. super looking egg curry dear.. Good with Appams..

  16. What a lovely combo.... appam is such a favourite...



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