Egg Kurma

Egg Kurma

An inviting egg curry that is loved by all at home. There are numerous versions of egg korma floating round the internet. But today’s recipe is bookmark-worthy. The combination of heady spices, fresh mint and coconut sauteed along with the onion-tomato base gives the egg kurma its unique flavor that is hearty and comforting. Makes a great side with biryani or flavored rice.

Egg Korma Recipe

Prep: 15 mts Cooking: 30 mts

Serves 4-5 persons

Cuisine: South Indian

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Ingredients:

5-6 boiled eggs

2 onions, finely chopped or sliced

1 tsp ginger garlic paste

1 large tomato, chopped

1 tsp red chilli pwd

1/4 tsp turmeric pwd

1 tsp coriander pwd

salt to taste

few curry leaves

8-10 fresh mint leaves

2 tbsps oil

chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Dry roast for 2 mts and grind to a paste:

3/4 tsp saunf

1 tsp khus khus

1″ cinnamon

1 cardamom

2 cloves

4-5 tbsp grated fresh coconut

5-6 cashew nuts

1 Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel, add chopped onions and fry till transparent. Add ginger-garlic paste and mint leaves and saute for 3 mts. Add curry leaves, red chilli pwd, turmeric pwd, coriander pwd and salt and combine. Add the chopped tomatoes and fry for 4-5 mts.
2 Add the ground paste and cook for 7-8 mts, stirring so that it does not stick to the vessel.
3 Add the boiled eggs and combine. Cook without lid for 3-4 mts. Add 2 cups of water and cook with lid on simmer till the gravy thickens. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Turn off heat.
4 Serve with pulao, biryani, coconut rice or rotis.

Egg Kurma

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 Serves: 5

 Main Ingredients:

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An inviting egg curry that is loved by all at home. There are numerous versions of egg korma floating round the internet. But today's recipe is bookmark-worthy. The combination of heady spices and coconut sauteed along with the onion-tomato base gives the egg kurma its unique flavor that is hearty and comforting. Makes a great side with biryani or flavored rice.

31 thoughts on “Egg Kurma

  1. This looks very good. Would like to try soon. I follow your website and like the way you describe and also the pictures.

  2. Sailu,

    The picture looks awesome and tempting. Keep up the good work.
    Really appreciate you sharing your recipes.

    Thanks,
    Puja

  3. Dear Sailu:

    Your egg kurma picture and recipe looks apetizing. I will try your recipe as soon as possible. I will not be bored with eggs at all.

    Keep up the good work.

    JS

  4. Hi sailu, what a splendid narration and U r definately an expert in making people’s mouth water with your recipes.I love the way u express as i completely get carried away in your cooking journey.I love all your recipes.All the more reason is your dish pics which makes us even more drawn towards the recipe.Love it.Thanks

  5. Thanx sailu, tried out this recipe yesterday. it was a great hit waiting to try out Ur other recipes. Thanx once again.

  6. Hello Sailu, I am a big fan of your recipes – my husband loves them! Fresh coconut is not available where I live. Could I use some of that shredded coconut that comes in a bag for this dish? If so, would I use the same amount?
    Thanks in advance for your time and again for so many wonderful recipes,
    -Shambhavi

  7. Hi Sailu, this saved my day recently. Tried such a gravy curry for the first time and it turned out perfect! Love your blog!

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