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Masala Egg Curry

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Time20 Min
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves1

Masala egg curry is an Indian main course dish loved for its flavourful taste. This dish was made popular by highway dhabas as anda curry masala and now is made in most homes. It's one of the most made egg recipes where boiled eggs and spicy masala gravy make for a cosy meal. The tasteful masala egg curry considered a north Indian dish has several variations in other states too. Each state makes i ... ts own variation of egg masala recipe with a different blend of local spices and curry variations. In south India, it is made with fresh Chettinad paste and is spicier. In some southern places, it is cooked with coconut milk. In Maharashtra, it is made in green gravy. Made with easily available ingredients in every kitchen, it is the perfect dish for days when confused about what to make for dinner. This versatile masala egg curry can be served in any meal with plain rice or any Indian bread. When made for get-together or parties serve it with jeera rice, pulao or naan. Another popular variation of the same dish is egg masala dry which goes well with parathas and can be served for breakfast. Masala egg curry is a healthy dish full of proteins, fibres and carbs. Eggs being the main ingredient, it has a good amount of proteins and nutrients such as Vitamin D, B6, Selenium, etc. It is a good option to serve to the kids in meals to give them proteins for good growth.

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre512 Cal512 Cal512 Cal512 Cal
  • 33gProtein
  • 8gFat
  • 21gCarbs
  • 33gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Salt

Salt

1 teaspoon

Synthetic/white Vinegar

Synthetic/white Vinegar

0.5 teaspoons

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

1.5 teaspoons

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Red Chilli Powder (kashmiri)

Red Chilli Powder (kashmiri)

1 pinch

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

2 units

Watermelon Seeds

Watermelon Seeds

0.75 teaspoons

Green Cardamom

Green Cardamom

1 unit

Bay Leaf

Bay Leaf

0.5 leafs

Garam Masala

Garam Masala

1 pinch

Red Chilli Powder

Red Chilli Powder

1 pinch

Coriander Powder

Coriander Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Amchur Powder

Amchur Powder

1 pinch

Channa Masala

Channa Masala

0.5 teaspoons

Jaggery

Jaggery

1 pinch

Menu Item

Ginger Garlic Paste

Ginger Garlic Paste

0.25 teaspoons

Tomato Puree

Tomato Puree

5.5 tablespoons

Fruits & Vegetables

Onion

Onion

3 tablespoons

Tomato

Tomato

1 large piece

Curry Leaves

Curry Leaves

2 leafs

Ginger

Ginger

1 small piece

Other

Water

Water

1.75 glasses

Raw Egg

Raw Egg

2 units

Garlic

Garlic

2 pieces

Green Chillies

Green Chillies

1 unit

Jeera Powder

Jeera Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

3 leafs

Directions
1
In a heavy bottom vessel, boil Water with Salt, Vinegar. Add Eggs and boil for 8 mins.
2
Once Eggs are cool, peel and discard the shell. Cut into half and remove the egg yolk. Keep aside.
3
Heat Oil in a pan. Add Ginger Garlic Paste and saute.
4
Add chopped Onion, Salt and saute till golden brown.
5
Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder and cook it for a minute.
6
Add chopped Tomatoes and cook till mushy and gravy become thick. Keep aside.
7
In a heavy bottom vessel, add Water, Cashew, Magaz and bring to boil. Strain it and keep aside.
8
Heat Oil in a pan. Add Cardamom, Bayleaf and saute.
9
Add sliced Onions and saute.
10
Add boiled Cashew and Magaz and saute.
11
Add Water and boil for 1 hr in slow flame.
12
In a blender, add the above boiled Cashew and Magaz and make a paste.
13
Heat Oil in pan. Add Curry Leaves, chopped Ginger, Garlic, Green Chilli and saute.
14
Add Onion Tomato Masala and cook well.
15
Add Cumin Powder, Garam Masala, Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander Powder, Amchur Powder, Chana Masala, Salt and saute.
16
Add Tomato Puree, Water and bring to boil.
17
Add Cashew Magaz Paste, Jaggery and cook for some time.
18
Add the boiled Egg and cook.
19
Remove it to a bowl and garnish with chopped Coriander.

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