How to make Quick Egg Curry -

When unexpected guests drop in, make this egg curry which gets ready in minutes. Eggs are one of the most protein rich and nutrient dense foods that most of us love to include in our diet regularly. The Egg Curry recipe is a quick and simple recipe that can be made in less than 30 minutes if you have all the ingredients ready.

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Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Egg

For more recipes related to Quick Egg Curry checkout Kolhapuri Egg Curry, Omelette Curry, Egg Macho, Kodi Guddu Pulusu . You can also find more Main Course Egg recipes like Bhaji Par Eeda Anda Karela Ghotala Thool Zamboor Manglorean Egg Curry

Quick Egg Curry

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Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Quick Egg Curry Recipe

  • Eggs 6

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Black peppercorns 6-7

  • Cloves 3-4

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Tomatoes finely chopped 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder ½ teaspoon

  • Crushed peppercorns as required

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add bay leaves, peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Add onion, ginger paste, garlic paste, mix and sauté till onion is golden. Sprinkle little water.

Step 3

Add tomatoes, cover and cook on medium heat till tomatoes are pulpy.

Step 4

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, crushed peppercorns, 1 tablespoon chopped coriander, mix well and add a little water to get a thick curry. Add salt, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Lower heat, spread the mixture and make holes/gaps in the mixture. Crack eggs in these holes/gaps, cover and cook on low heat till eggs are fully cooked.

Step 6

Remove lid, add little salt, crushed peppercorns and remaining chopped coriander.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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