Feb 16, 2015

Egg Curry Recipe - Simple Egg Curry for Rice, Roti & Pulav

I make egg curry often. Believe it or not, even today i made a version of egg curry and served it with ghee rice. I love making it for lunch, because it taste so yummy with hot rice so much. I personally like it so much.

Similar Recipes,
Creamy Egg Curry
Keralan Egg Curry
Egg Pulusu
Chinese Eggs
Chettinad Egg Curry

Eggs are such a versatile ingredient, you can turn them into a tasty meal within minutes. I have quite a few egg recipes in my blog. You can check them here and here.

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 45 mins
Serves : 4 to 5


Eggs - 5 Hard Boiled and peeled
Oil - 1 tblspn + 2 tblspn
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 2 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 4 cm piece
Onion - 2 large chopped roughly
Tomatoes -2  large chopped roughly
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 2 tblspn
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Coconut - 1/2 cup grated
Salt to taste
Coriander Leaves a handful finely chopped


Heat 1 tblspn oil in a pan, add in fennel seeds and cinnamon. Let it sizzle for a min.

Add in onions and salt. Saute till it turns little dark.

Now add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.

Add in tomatoes and mix well. Cover and cook on a low heat till it gets mushy.

Add in coconut and saute for 5 mins or so till the mix is done. Cool this down a little.

Now take the masala in a blender and make it into a fine puree. Add water if needed.

Heat 2 tblspn oil in the same pan, add the masala in along with all spice powders.

Cook this till oil separates from the mix.

Pour in water. Add in eggs and cover and simmer till oil floats on top.

Add in coriander leaves and mix well.

Serve with roti or rice.

Take all your ingredients

Start by cooking some eggs

Now peel em, make slashes all over it

Heat oil in a pan

add in fennel seeds and cinnamon stick

add in onions

and some salt

mix well

saute till it gets little soft

add in ginger garlic paste

Saute for a min till raw smell leaves from the mixture

Add in tomatoes

Give a good mix

Cover and cook till the tomatoes turn mushy

Now the tomatoes have turned mushy

Add in some grated coconut

Saute for 5 more mins

now the mixture is ready

Take the masala in a blender

Make it into a smooth puree

Heat some oil in a kadai

Now pour the masala in

mix well

Cook till oil separates

Now add in coriander, chilli and turmeric powder

Saute them well

Now you can see oil separating from the masala, 
and the colour has darkened..This is what you want

pour in water

mix well

add in eggs

cover and simmer till oil separates


throw in a handful of chopped coriander leaves

mix well


Taste great with rice, roti or anything


  1. Hi sister,
    Today I made this curry this came out very tasty.egg kulambu was my first try after marriage but that was a huge flop.for the past one year I have been using readymade egg Kulambu powder but I m not satisfied with its taste.making tasty egg kulambu was my long time wish. Today I achieved it.Thnku so much for this yummy kulambu.

  2. Thanks Arthi for this yummy recipe

  3. Really liked this recipe. Its better than other spicy recipes and very easy to make. Great. Keep it up.

  4. Hi ..Arthi ....wanna try this yummy looking recepi if no grated coconut ??? wht else to use ??thank you

  5. @Babe Kauru can skip coconut or add little cashews or khus khus

  6. Thank u Arti...I tried your recipe and the dish turned out to be really good :-)

  7. Hey aarthi,tried ur simple egg curry today with jus a small change , instead of onions I used shallots.. and as u said curry was awesome. Hubby liked it a lot. Thanks a lot

  8. Hi Arthy...tried ur egg curry recipe today.it came out really well.My hubby loved it...Thanks for ur recipe

  9. Hi aarthi
    I didn't get the flavour of egg it was just like tomato curry. Wat went wrong ?

  10. I tried this recipe last night for dinner. This was the first time I made egg curry .
    It was a very simple process , no complicated ingredients and the taste was way too amazing compared to the less ingredients and efforts put in.
    Will definitely make it again.

  11. Hi Arthy... Thank you for providing such a lovely recipe.. I tried it and it came out good.. I made a little change to the recipe though... Instead of grated coconut, i put coconut milk and one pinch sugar... Thank you once again

  12. Hi Arthy... Thank you providing a lovely recipe.. I tried it and it came out pretty well... I made a few changes to the recipe though... Instead of grated coconut, i poured coconut milk and put a pinch of sugar in the last ... The flavor was pretty good... Thank you once again.

  13. @Suriya Sundaramadd little bit more garam masala powder

  14. Thanks for the recipe. I tried it and it was very simple and tasty.

  15. can u tell if we can do this without coconut

  16. Hi Aarthi, i've tried ur recipe and it waz superb. would like to do this recipe again with 10-12 eggs. Could you please let me know how muc i should increase with regards to masala and other things. Thank you.

  17. Hi Aarthi,
    I tried your recipe yesterday and i liked it alot.. thanks for sharing this recipe..Keep updating more recipes..:)

  18. i like ur blog very much. thanks for creating such a good blog for begginers like me. i like all ur receipes very much and tried some of them including ur baby recipes too.

  19. I tried this yesterday. It came out so well! Perfect blend of masala. Loved it. Thank you!

  20. The recipie certainly looks easy and simple, I'm going to try it now. Thanks for posting it :)

  21. I tried this recipe yesterday.it came out very well.thanks for sharing this easy recipe.


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