Egg Curry With a Difference




Introduction: Egg Curry With a Difference

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Egg curry is Normally prepared by cooking hard-boiled eggs along with other spices and served. Here is a recipe for Spicy egg curry prepared in a different method and tastes lot better than the normal one.

This instructable will guide you all egg lovers with step-by-step instructions on how to make the different looking tasteful egg curry from start to finish. The quantities of ingredients and spices used here are for cooking about eight eggs.

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Step 1: Prepare the Onions

  • Take three medium sized onions
  • Peel and cut the onions into small pieces
  • Using a blender make a fine paste.
  • Remove from blender and keep aside.

No need to clean the blender as we will use it more.

Step 2: Shuck Handful of Garlic

  • You need about 8 to 10 garlic cloves.
  • Chuck the garlic cloves, remove skin and keep aside. Here I have used a wooden-made lemon squeezer to shuck garlic. You can use any tool available with you or any method you prefer.

Step 3: Ginger

  • Take about an inch long piece of ginger and remove skin.
  • Cut into small pieces and keep aside.

Step 4: Make Ginger-Garlic-Chili Paste

  • Add the garlic cloves and ginger pieces to the blender
  • Add about 2 green chilies. You can add more if you like it spicy.
  • Make paste, remove from blender and set aside.

Step 5: Make Tomato Paste

  • Clean three medium sized tomatoes
  • Cut them into pieces and grind using the blender.

Do not remove from blender.

Step 6: Add Spices

  • Add a teaspoon of Cumin seed powder to the tomato paste
  • Add a pinch of Asafoetida powder
  • Add a teaspoon of Fennel seed powder
  • Add a teaspoon of Turmeric powder
  • Add one to two teaspoons of red chili powder. Use as per your own taste.
  • Add two teaspoons of coriander powder
  • Add a teaspoon of all spice powder. This is optional and used for the flavor only.
  • Add salt to taste

Step 7: Make a Paste of All Ingredients

  • Blend all ingredients together with tomato paste to make the masala.
  • Remove the masala paste from blender and keep separately.
  • You may find lots of these masala still sticking to the blender and its lid.
  • Add clean water to the blender and shake well with the lid on.
  • Now all the left-over paste is mixed with water. Drain and keep this water in a bowl. We can use it in our cooking latter.

Step 8: Preparation Step-1

  • Heat a frying pan over medium flame and add a tablespoon of cooking oil
  • When the oil is hot enough, add a handful of curry leaves
  • Add the onion paste and mix well.
  • Add the Ginger - Garlic - Chili paste.
  • Cook over medium heat till the raw smell disappears from the mix.

Step 9: Preparation Step-2

  • Add the masala paste to ingredients in the frying pan
  • Add the masala-water (Which we used to clean the blender) to the pan and mix well
  • You can add more clean water so that the gravy can accommodate about eight eggs.

Step 10: Keep the Eggs Ready

  • In the mean time, take eight eggs and clean them
  • Break open the eggs at one end, preferably the large end as shown in the picture.
  • Keep these eggs ready in an egg holder or in such a container so that they do not spill out.

Step 11: Bring the Masala Mix to a Boil

  • Now increase the flame. The masala mix in the frying pan should reach a high temperature and should boil before we add the eggs.

Step 12: Add Eggs

  • Once the gravy reaches a high temperature and starts boiling, bring the flame to a very low.
  • Add the eggs one by one to the hot gravy so that the contents off the egg is deposited at one place.
  • You can add all eggs to the pan so that they all are separate and not touching each other.
  • Keep the flame at the lowest possible. If you increase the flame at this point, the eggs will disintegrate.

Use the egg shells to fertilize your rose plants.

Step 13: Slow Cook the Eggs

  • Keep cooking on low flame till the eggs harden. Check with a ladle without breaking the eggs
  • Add handful of mint and coriander leaves on top

Step 14: Egg Curry Is Ready

  • After about 10 minutes over low flame, the eggs are properly cooked.
  • Remove the pan from the stove and transfer the Egg Curry to a serving dish.

Step 15: How Does It Taste ?

Take an egg from the gravy, split open with a spoon and taste it...

It is different...

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    3 years ago

    egg curry yummy


    Reply 3 years ago

    thank you...


    3 years ago

    interesting. I'll try this out


    Reply 3 years ago

    you will love it...