Jul 7, 2011

Egg Pulusu / Egg Cooked in Tamarind Sauce

Egg Pulusu

Eggs are my favorite..I love to have Scrambled eggs in the Morning,Egg curry for Lunch,Egg dosa for Dinner and even Poached egg for Late night snack..From this you can see how much I love eggs..I do so much experiment with eggs,because it is the only ingrediants available in my fridge at any time..Apart from all the egg preparations,this dish is quite different..It is a tangy spicy curry that goes perfectly with anything..I served it with Appam..This dish is originally from Andhra..It is pretty easy to make..So go ahead and make this dish and let me know what you think..If you have any good egg recipe,Don’t regret to share with me...


Egg-3 Hard boiled
Onion-1 sliced
Tamarind juice -1 cup(2 tblpsn of tamarind paste mixed in 1 cup of water or 1 small lime size ball tamarind soaked in 1 cup of water and then squeezed)
Coriander powder/ Malli podi-1 tblspn
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Turmeric powder/ Manjal podi-1 tsp
Garam masala powder-1 tsp
Curry leaves-1 spring
Cumin seeds / Jeera-1 tsp
Mustard seeds / Kaduku-1 tsp
Green chilli-3 slitted
Salt to taste
Jaggery / Sugar-1 tblspn
Oil-2 tblspn


Heat oil in a kadai and crackle in mustard and cumin seeds.Add in curry leaves,green chilli,onions..Cook the onions till it get golden.

Add in turmeric powder,coriander powder,garam masala powder,red chilli powder and mix well.

Pour in the tamarind water and add in the salt and jaggery..

Bring that to boil and cook till oil separates.

Make slashes in the eggs and drop that in the curry.Let it simmer for 5 min.

Serve hot with appam,dosa or rice..


Grab your ingrediants
Make slashes in egg
crackle cumin seeds and mustard seeds in hot oil

add in curry leaves

add in green chillies

add in onions and mix well

add in spices

add more spices

pour in tamarind water

add some salt and jaggery...

Bring the to boil

add in eggs

Simmer for 5 mins



  1. I'm hit or miss with eggs. After a couple bites of egg I'm grossed out by the texture. However, this sounds delicious and makes me want to take a chance. Yummy!

  2. Wow egg pulusu looks awesome..drooling..

  3. Delicious gravy with eggs as a bonus...

  4. nice spicy and tangy curry interesting addition of jaggery

  5. Love these eggs, look yummy!!! gloria

  6. Looks delicious...Never tried egg and tamarind together...

  7. Very good recipe.
    I like the ingredients and preparation. I do not know how to cook than you, so every recipe is a surprise for me.

  8. wow dear that looks spicy and sure tangy....love it

  9. nice recipe..new for me..wil try soon...:)

  10. nice recipe..new for me..wil try soon...:)

  11. Slurppppp, fingerlicking pulusu,makes me hungry.

  12. delicious flavours looks wonderful

  13. delicious flavours looks wonderful

  14. No he probado la salsa de tamarindo, pero la receta se ve muy buena.

  15. I also love eggs and bake them in chopped tomatoes for breakfast. This makes for a wonderful meal - all those spices and mellow egg!

  16. Looks just so delicious ....yummy combo and I like your that wok my much ....

  17. Drool worth recipes. Delicious treat for egg lovers.
    check my version dear-http://sarasyummybites.blogspot.com/2011/05/egg-tamarind-masala.html


  18. I love curry, I put it to flavor foods. I also like your eggs and this recipe. I'll try to make it


  19. looks perfect!!!
    hey! is that kadai is pottery one...???

  20. Hey Aarthi,
    Thanks for the lovely comments on my blog and directing me to yours.I loved this particular recipe and tried it today.Was yummy!Thank you!

  21. Thanks for posting this

  22. Why are u adding jaggery..it ll give sweetness knw...clear my doubt.

  23. @Anonymoustiny sugar or jaggery balances the tartness from tamarind


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