By NDTV Food
10th November 2020

Egg Masala Curry

Family's favourite recipe

Egg being the wonderful source of proteins can be used to make many delicious dishes. One such amazing dish is that of Egg Masala Curry where boiled eggs are just simmered in spicy masala gravy. It has a nice tangy taste of tomatoes coupled with the flavors and taste of the spices that are used. You can always use leftover eggs from the breakfast or a party and toss it in a curry when you doesn't feel like cooking elaborate dishes but still like to have a delicious, scrumptious meal for dinner.

Recipe Credit: NDTV Food


For Egg Masala Curry

  • 4 eggs, boiled
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder

For Curry

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 Green chilli
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger, chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup Watermelon
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tbsp coriander leaves

For Tadka

  • 1/8 tsp hing
  • 1/4 tsp methi seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 Kashmir chilli
  • 8-10 Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder


Prepare Eggs

  1. Take boiled eggs in a bowl.
  2. Add ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, cumin powder and coriander powder.
  3. Mix the spices thoroughly.
  4. Take a pan of oil, put the eggs in the pan and saute.

Prepare Curry

  1. Take a pan and add cumin seeds, green chilli and chopped onion.
  2. Saute them tilll golden brown and then add ginger, garlic, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder and salt.
  3. Mix them well.
  4. Add water and let it simmer.
  5. Now add tomatoes, mix well and add more water. Mix them thoroughly.
  6. Grind the mixture to get the perfect mix of spicy gravy.
  7. Put the eggs into the gravy and mix.
  8. Now add coriander leaves and mix. Bring to simmer.

Prepare Tadka

  1. Put hing, methi seeds, mustard seeds, kashmiri chilli, curry leaves and kashmiri chilli powder in a pan. Saute well.
  2. Pour it over the curry along with coriander leaves and mix well.
  3. Serve hot.