Authentic Recipes from the Kitchens of Shriya, Nithu & Arthi!

Egg Curry

Egg is a versatile cooking ingredient. Many people who dont eat meat like eggs.  Eggs can be cooked in many ways.  This time I  have made Egg curry which goes well with chappathi or rice.

Preparation time: 30 minutes
No of Servings: 3
Spice level: 4 out of 5


  • Eggs : 4
  • Onion : 1(finely chopped)
  • Tomatoes : 2(chopped)
  • Ginger garlic paste : 2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder : 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder : 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder : 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder : 1/2 tsp
  • Chicken masala powder : 1/2 tsp(optional)
  • Oil : 1 tbsp
  • Salt : to taste
  • Coriander leaves : 3 strings

Method of Preparation

  1. Boil the eggs for 15 to 20 min. Peel the shells and cut them vertically into two halves.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.
  3. Then add the chopped onions till it becomes translucent.
  4. Then add the ginger garlic paste followed by the chopped tomatoes and salt.
  5. Fry them till they become soft.
  6. Then add the red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, chicken masala powder and garam masala powder accordingly.
  7. Fry it for 2 minutes and then add water.
  8. Then add the eggs and let it boil till it forms a thick gravy.
  9. Garnish it with coriander leaves.
  10. Serve hot with chapati or rice.



  1. I prepare egg curry in a similar way. Looks yummy and spicy!

  2. Wow, ur egg curry looks really delicious Shriya! Pass me a plate pls! hehehe…take care n have a great weekend ahead! 😉

  3. yum yum..looks so delicious..slurrp.

  4. Oooh…I love this….spicy and delicious. This is just like our Malaysian sambal eggs. Just so good with rice…yum.

  5. Beautiful colour gravy shirya….looks mouthwatering…

  6. I haven’t cooked egg curry in a while… this looks enticing.

  7. Eggs are my weakness..mouth watering pics

  8. Thank you everyone for your comments. Very encouraging. Want to try more new dishes 🙂

  9. just made this dish…mmmm wow! explosion of spices. wonderful

  10. Thanks a lot Zee 🙂

  11. Quick question. For the spices measurement, can I use the teaspoons and tablespoons used in the US cooking measuring system? Thanks!

    • Hi Shay,
      Yeah we can use the US cooking measurement!!Thanks for visiting and sorry for the delayed reply.

  12. Also, if I want to double the recipe, do I also need to double up the spices or just add a couple of pinches more? Thank you. Can you tell I am not used to indian cooking? 🙂

    • Yes we have to double all the ingredients.If you increase the onions and tomatoes the quantity ll be increased and obviously the spices should be doubled. Thanks for trying Indian cooking:)

    • Thank you for both your responses! Trying this today! Will let you know how it turns out!

  13. Thanks once again for the recipe! I made it and it turned out to be pretty good 🙂

    • Thank you !!

  14. hey hai,
    i like that dish,why don’t you publish some more curry curry’s

    • Thank you..sure will do..

  15. Hey arthi!! I tried this egg curry and it was delicious.. Thanks a lot.!! 🙂

    • Thank you!!!

  16. can you please tell me how much water should be added before adding the boiled eggs ???

    • We can add around 1 1/2 to 2 cups of water. Check the video for the consistency after adding water.

  17. it is very nice dish

  18. wow its yummy.. very colourfull and tasty.. thanks for such an wonderfull dish

  19. Hii I am new to this website but seriously I tried this recipie and it turned out well I served it with zeera rice . mothwatering images