Mar 7, 2015

Egg Drop Curry Recipe / Tomato Egg Drop Curry Recipe

This is a simplest egg curry you can imagine. It can be made in a jiffy and taste great with either rice or roti. So good.

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

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 10 to 15 mins
Serves : 2


Oil - 3 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Onion - 1 large chopped finely
Green Chillies - 2 slit
Tomatoes - 3 medium size pureed
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Eggs - 2 or 4
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves - 3 tblspn finely chopped
Water - 1.5 cup to 2 cup


Heat oil in a pan. Add in cumin seeds and let them splatter.

Add in onions and chillies cook till golden. Add in the spice powders and salt, cook for few sec.

Add in tomato puree and cook till it is dried and oil separates from it.

Add in water and sugar and bring it to a boil. 

Crack open eggs in the curry. Cover and cook on a low heat for 5 mins.

Add in coriander leaves.


Take all your ingredients

Take tomatoes in a blender

Make it into a fine puree

Take some onions

chop them very finely

Heat oil in a pan

Add in cumin seeds

Add in chopped onions and green chillies

cook till golden

Add in salt, turmeric, chilli, coriander and garam masala powder

Saute them for 30 sec or so

add in tomato puree

mix well

cook till it gets dry

I kept on mixing them so the colour just deepens

Pour in water

Mix well

add little sugar, this balances the tartness from the tomatoes

bring it to a boil

Once it reaches a good boil

i crack egg one at a time in a bowl

and slowly pour it into the curry

look there is one

You can do as much egg as you need

Cover and cook for 3 to 5 mins

Now it is done

Add in coriander leaves



  1. It is so tempting.. ! Makes me hungry over here..hello from Malaysia..

  2. The moment I added the eggs they spread in the pan...nevertheless tasty.Can you help?

  3. @Anonymousyou have add eggs to boiling curry, then it wont spread

    1. Thanks.
      by the way let me tell you, that you are not just an amazing cook but a great blogger too.Tried a lot of your recipes and every time they turn up so well.
      My best wishes to you.

  4. Hi Arathi,

    I started visiting your blog recently and have already tried out quite a few and its come out well since each recipes is with photo and clear explanations :) thanks for the same ..... for this recipe can we had ginger and garlic paste? will it taste different or spoil the recipe?

  5. @Usha Krishnau can add ginger garlic paste as well

  6. Aarthi ur recipes are too too good... I just follow ur recipes to treat my guests and end up getting lot of appreciation... I wish to get recipes without coconut..

  7. Aarthi ur recipes are too too good... I just follow ur recipes to treat my guests and end up getting lot of appreciation... I wish to get recipes without coconut..

  8. Hey hi didi.I I am just done cooking this amazing egg curry, I prepared it to surprise my mother when she comes from work. She is an amazing cook n extremely hard to please. I only hope she likes this curry. Nonetheless thanks for the recipe, on my side I simply loved it ( I tasted a bit😉) bye!

  9. You are really kind hearted, who post nice recipes here for us! each of your recipes are amazing!
    This helps me love my kitchen more and more!

    Thank you for making me love cooking!!
    BTW, I tried this recipe for the first time, and it turned out to be delicious!

    Warm regards,


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