Kerala Simple Egg Curry


Kerala Simple Egg Curry

A creamy and spicy egg curry
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • 8 nos Hard boiled eggs Shell the eggs and make little slits around it with a butter knife
  • 2 nos Onions medium
  • Tomato puree from 4 tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds Perinjeerakam
  • 1/2" stick Cinnamon Karugapatta
  • 5 nos Cloves Grambu
  • 3 - Cardamom Elakka
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilly powder
  • Salt As reqd
  • 1 small *Heavy whipping cream
  • 2 - Oil
  • Coriander leaves
  • *It`s not whipped cream, you will find this in the dairy section along with milk.


  • Grind the fennel seeds, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom to a powder.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste and fry for 2 mins.
  • Add onions and fry, till golden.
  • Add the tomato puree and fry, till the excess water evaporates.
  • Add the turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt and ground spice mixture and mix well and fry for 2 mins.
  • Add the eggs to this and coat them well with the masala.
  • Cover the vessel for a minute.
  • Add 1 cup water to it and let it boil.
  • Check for salt and add more, if reqd.
  • Add the heavy whipping cream to this and stir it.
  • :- Heat it well, but do not let it boil after adding the whipping cream.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • :- Serve with rotis or steamed rice.
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Response (7)
  1. s
    sheeba August 3, 2005

    i tried this receipe ,it came very good,thanks

  2. s
    sheeba August 3, 2005

    thank you for this receipe

  3. S
    Shalet February 21, 2005

    I used tomato puree for tomatoes and whole milk instead of cream, and the dish was delicious. thanks

  4. s
    salma February 28, 2005

    The dish was good

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