Egg masala curry/kurma/korma is a spicy, aromatic, and authentic South Indian dish. It is widely prepared almost in every household of the region. This dish is prepared in different ways with different spice levels based on individual spice level tolerance, the tradition, and the climatic condition of the region. The recipe given below is a basic egg kurma that can be prepared with minimal ingredients available at home and can be served with rice, dosa, Kerala Appam, idli, or chapati.
- 4 Egg, boiled
- 1 cup Onion, chopped
- 1 Tomato, chopped
- ½ tsp Fennel seeds
- 1 Cinnamon, small stick
- 2 Cloves
- 2 Cardamom
- 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
- 1 tsp Chili powder
- 2 tsp Coriander powder
- ½ tsp Turmeric powder
- 2 Green chili, slited
- 1 tsp Salt, as needed
- ½ cup Shredded coconut
- ½ cup Water
- 2 tbsp Oil
- 1 tsp Coriander leaves, chopped
To Prepare Egg Curry
- In a pan with medium heat, pour oil and add cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, fennel seeds and saute until it turns fragrant
- Add onion and green chili, allow it to turn soft
- Add in ginger garlic paste and stir until the raw aroma leaves
- Add tomatoes and allow it to turn mushy and then add chili, coriander, turmeric powder, and salt, combine everything well
- Pour water into the above mixture and allow it to boil
- In a blender, grind the coconut into a fine paste and add it to the boiling mixture
- Add the boiled eggs and allow the gravy to thicken until the oil leaves from the sides
- Switch off the stove and garnish the gravy with coriander leaves
- Serve the warm egg masala with hot rice/dosa/idly or chapati
Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size 1 cup
Amount Per Serving Calories 246Total Fat 16gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 187mgSodium 724mgCarbohydrates 18gFiber 4gSugar 9gProtein 9g
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Frequently asked questions
Hard-boiled eggs cooked in spicy south Indian masala along with caramelized onions and tomato gravy.
Usually, in egg masala, coconut milk or coconut paste is not added while traditional kurma requires coconut milk or paste to make it watery consistency.
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