May 21, 2013

Poached Egg Curry

Easy curry recipe for roti, paratha, chapathi or rice. The recipe is simple, yet it is a comfort food !!
The egg curry recipes vary across regions with different styles. The recipe below is onion- tomato based which forms the base for the gravy and the eggs are poached in gravy.


6 Eggs
1 Onion, diced
2 Tomatoes, diced
4 cloves of Garlic, minced
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp Red chili powder
1/4 tsp Garam masala
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
2 tsp Oil


  • In a pan, heat 1 tsp oil, add onions and fry until it turns brown

  • Add tomatoes. Saute until tomatoes are completely cooked

  • After onion-tomatoes have cooled. Grind it into smooth paste
  • In the same pan, heat 1 tsp oil, add garlic, coriander powder, red chili powder, garam masala, turmeric powder and add 1/4 cup of water

  • Add tomato -onion puree. Adjust salt as per taste. Simmer for 5 minutes

  • Break the eggs and pour it in gravy one beside the other, while the gravy simmers

  • Cook eggs in low heat for 10 minutes without stirring.
  • Turn off heat garnish with cilantro

  • Serve hot with steamed rice or roti

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