How to make Thool Zamboor -

Onion and tomato based Kashmiri egg curry Flavoured with a mix of dry spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Kashmiri

Course : Main Course Egg

For more recipes related to Thool Zamboor checkout Kolhapuri Egg Curry, Omelette Curry, Egg Macho, Kodi Guddu Pulusu . You can also find more Main Course Egg recipes like Poached Eggs With Chickpeas Coconut Egg Curry Hot Garlic Eggs Egg Koftas

Thool Zamboor

Thool Zamboor Recipe Card


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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Thool Zamboor Recipe

  • Eggs 4

  • Tomatoes 2 large

  • Onions 2

  • Green chillies 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Dry ginger powder (soonth) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Aniseed (saunf) powder 1 teaspoon

  • Ver 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Place eggs in boiling water and cook for about fifteen minutes. Drain and let them cool. Shell and cut them into halves and keep aside.

Step 2

Wash and chop tomatoes fine. Peel, wash and chop onions fine. Remove stems, wash and slit green chillies. Clean, wash and chop coriander leaves fine. Mix the red chilli powder in two tablespoons of water and keep aside.

Step 3

Heat oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds and green chillies and allow to splutter. Add the chopped onions and fry till golden brown. Add the tomatoes and salt and cook covered till the tomatoes are soft. Add the red chilli water, turmeric powder, ginger powder, aniseed powder, ver and one cup of water. Cook till the gravy thickens a little.

Step 4

Gently stir in the eggs and cook till the oil surfaces on top. Mix in the chopped coriander and serve hot.

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