How to make Kolhapuri Egg Curry -

The popular egg curry in Kolhapuri style

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Coconut (नारियल)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Egg

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Kolhapuri Egg Curry

Kolhapuri Egg Curry Recipe Card


Kolhapuri food is spicy - not the kind of spicy that puts your mouth on fire, but the kind of spicy that keeps you craving for more. This simple boiled egg curry is just that and more. Fresh coconut, red chillies, poppy seeds and whole spices ground to a fine paste and served with boiled sauteed eggs on top. Along with rice or simple chapatti this recipe is quite a quick treat!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kolhapuri Egg Curry Recipe

  • Eggs boiled and peeled 8

  • Coconut scraped 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Garlic 4 cloves

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Cloves 7-8

  • Black peppercorns 10-12

  • Tomato 1 medium

  • Dried red chillies 4

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non stick pan. Slice ginger, crush garlic and slice onions.

Step 2

Add cloves, peppercorns and onions to the oil. Add ginger and garlic and sauté.Roughly chop tomato.

Step 3

Add red chillies to the pan along with turmeric powder, poppy seeds, coconut and sauté. Add tomato and continue to sauté till fragrant.

Step 4

Cool and grind to a smooth paste with a little water. Heat 2 tbsps oil in another non stick pan, add eggs and stir till the eggs get lightly browned and glazed.

Step 5

Add the ground masala to the first pan along with ½ cup water and mix.

Step 6

Pour ½ cup water in the mixer jar, rinse and pour into the pan with the masala and mix well.

Step 7

Add eggs and salt and mix. Cover and simmer over low heat for a few minutes.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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