South Indian Style Egg Curry

Egg curry

South Indian Style Egg Curry

An easy to make tomato based egg curry, this dish is tempered with curry leaves and mustard seeds to create a beautiful flavour. It can be served with rice as well as roti.

Servings - 4
Difficulty Level - Easy
Preparation Time - 10 mins
Cook Time - 30 mins


  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 dry red chilli
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp Master Cook mustard seeds
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.8g 15%
Saturated Fat 2.3g 11%
Cholesterol 164mg 55%
Sodium 650mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 10.2g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 10%
Total Sugars 5.2g
Protein 7.3g
Vitamin D 15mcg 77%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 385mg 8%

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  • Boil the eggs and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan. Add dry red chilli, curry leaves and mustard seeds.
  • When they sputter, add onions and ginger garlic paste and brown them.
  • To this, add the tomatoes and cook until mushy.
  • Add red chilli powder and salt. Stir in 1 cup of water and taste for seasoning.
  • Bring to boil and add the boiled, peeled eggs. Simmer for 10 minutes and adjust the consistency.
  • Serve hot with rice or roti.

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