Thursday, April 30, 2009

Tomato egg curry

Going straight to the recipe today.

Ingredients:( serves 2)

Eggs - 2 (hard boiled and peeled)
Oil - 2 tbspns
Ginger - 1/4 inch piece( sliced)
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tspn
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tspn
Black gram dal (Urud) - 1 tspn
Green chilli - 1 small
Garlic - 1 large clove
Onions - 1 large
Curry powder - 1 tspn( available at indian grocery stores or see masalas recipe)
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tspn
  • Chilli powder - 1/4 tspn
  • Tomatoes - 4
  • Coriander leaves - 1/8 cup(chopped)
  • Heat oil in a pan, add ginger to it and saute for a minute. Remove the ginger from the oil and discard.
  • Splutter some mustard in the ginger infused oil.Add the cumin seeds, black gram dal and green chilli.Saute.
  • Add garlic and saute and before it browns add onions.Saute.
  • Once the onions turn translucent, add salt, turmeric, chilli powder and curry powder.
  • Saute well for about 4-5 mins on a medium flame.
  • Add tomatoes and stir.Cook for a minute, add 1/2 cup water and cover and let cook for 7-8 mins.
  • Add coriander, stir and turn off the flame.
  • Finally, make slits in the hard boiled egg and add to the curry.
  • Serve hot. Partners well with any roti or even rice for a change.
Luv 'n' luc'


  1. Nice curry Simtha...must taste delicious with chapathis. Looks spicy :)

  2. Nice egg curry...pic looks tempting :)

  3. Egg curry!!!!my mom makes a similar curry and it's great with phulkas(but I think she also adds some garam masala to it)

  4. Seeing too many egg posts today and it is really very tempting. Nice curry Smitha. Yum with chapathis.

  5. Looks rich and delicious Smitha..I love egg curry :)
    Hey why dont you send it to Event for Eggs hosted by Sudeshna. This is the link:

    Do send it fast before 12 PM IST!!

  6. I love it, egg curries are my kids fave dish. They eat with no fuss even it's spicy! :)

    Looks yum.

  7. Wonderful curry, its our favorite at home...tastes awesome with rotis n rice..

  8. Nice Curry, Egg in tomato the pic is tempting it did make me hungry...

  9. nice pic ..tempting with your jumbo egg curry :)

  10. You won't believe......I too made egg curry for dinner last nite :))) your pic looks so tempting.....

  11. ohhh gosh so many egg posts today........all r just fantastic!!! Ek se badhkar ek!!!!

  12. Egg curry is a easy rescue recipe for me...this one must have tasted great!! I will try this recipe asap, thanx.

  13. Thanks for visiting my blog Smitha...Egg curry is looking yummy....

  14. I love boiled eggs!! So anything made using it goes down easily for me :) Yummy looking curry!!

  15. its lookin delicious....thank u 4 sharing...

  16. guess wat...i tried ur egg curry and it came out fab..anil loved it..thnks smittens :)


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