Egg Curry Recipe(Kerala Style)

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 This Creamy egg curry recipe is fragrant infused with coconut milk and it is warm, comforting egg curry completely customizable, all comes together in just 20 mins! close up shot of egg curry recipe

Do you love the flavors of coconut oil? If so, then, this the recipe you will surely love for. 
This egg curry is so creamy, lusciously delicious with simple homestyle preparation. Cooking in coconut oil and coconut milk in curries simply the best combo ever! 
This egg curry recipe bursting with flavor and truly sensational. 

Why this recipe works:

 This egg curry has an exploding layer of flavor.
 Can be served with rice or roti.
 Customizable- You can add your favorite veggies to make a complete meal.

How To Make Egg Curry Recipe:

Prep: 1. To boiling water, add eggs and boil for till the eggs are hard-boiled about 8 to 10 mins.

2. Take 1/2 cup of coconut to a blender and 1.5 cups warm water, pulse for a few seconds and strain the mixture. Coconut milk is ready.

boiled eggs in black bowl
Firstly Boil eggs and peel off the shell
fennel seeds, curryleaves are seasoned in saute pan
Begin by heating 1 tbs of coconut oil, add fennel seeds, curry leaves, and star anise.
onions and green chilli are in saute pan
Add sliced onions, salt, and green chili and cook until the onions are soft and translucent about 3 to 4 minutes.
gingergarlic paste is being added to deep saute pan
Add 1 tbs of ginger garlic paste and cook for about 3 mins until the raw smell disappears.
chopped tomato and onion are cooked in saute pan
Add chopped tomato
onion and tomato are cooked in saute pan
Cook the onion tomato masala for about 5 mins, until the tomatoes turn mushy.
a bowl of spices is being added to saute pan
Add chili powder and turmeric powder
onions and tomato masala is cooked in saute pan
Cook for about 5 mins, until you see a thin glaze of oil appears on sides.
coconut milk is being added to masala
Pour in 1 cup of coconut milk
curry is being boiled in saute pan
Bring to boil, reduce the heat. Simmer for 2 mins.
sliced hard boiled eggs are added to curry
Add in the sliced hard-boiled eggs and cover and simmer for 2 mins.

Egg Curry is ready!egg curry recipe Kerala style is served in white bowl

Tips to make Best Egg Curry:

1. Add the eggs to hard boiling water, so that the eggs will cook faster. 
2. Using coconut oil is an absolute must to get the authentic flavor of Kerala egg curry. If not use vegetable oil.
3. Use freshly ground Ginger garlic paste for more flavors.
4. For veggies option: Add boiled potato, cauliflower, carrot or peas goes well for this curry. 

FAQ:

How do you serve the egg curry Kerala style?

This egg curry can be served with rice, roti, idly, dosa, appam, parathas

How long does it take to hard boil an egg?

About 10 mins over high heat.

Can I use store-bought coconut milk?

Yes, Add a good quality store-bought coconut milk for the best results.

egg curry served in white bowl

This Egg curry BEST served with:

Neer Dosa 

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Egg Curry Recipe


  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 23 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x

Description

This Creamy egg curry recipe is fragrant infused with coconut milk and it is warm, comforting egg curry completely customisable, all comes together in just 20 mins!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 3 Eggs (boiled)
  • 1 tbs coconut oil
  • 1 tbs fennel seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 2 tsp star anise
  • 1 onion (large one)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 to mato
  • 1 tbs chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cup of coconut milk

Instructions

Prep:

  1. To a boiling water, add eggs and boil for till the eggs are hard-boiled about 8 to 10 mins. Peel off the egg shell and keep aside.
  2. Take 1/2 cup of coconut to a blender and 1.5 cup warm water, pulse for few seconds and strain the mixture. Coconut milk is ready.

To make egg curry:

  1. Begin by heating 1 tbs of oil, add fennel seeds, curry leaves and star anise.
  2. Add sliced onions, salt and green chilli and cook until the onions are soft and translucent about 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add 1 tbs of ginger garlic paste and cook for about 3 mins until the raw smell disappears.
  4. Add chopped tomato and Cook the onion tomato masala for about 5 mins, until the tomatoes turn mushy.
  5. Add chilli powder and turmeric powder. Cook for about 5 mins, until you see a thin glaze of oil appears on sides.
  6. Pour in 1 cup of coconut milk.Bring to boil, reduce the heat. Simmer for 2 mins.
  7. Add in the sliced hard-boiled eggs and cover and simmer for 2 mins.

Notes

Tips: 
Add the eggs to hard boiling water, so that the eggs will cook faster. 
Using coconut oil is an absolute must to get the authentic flavour of Kerala egg curry. If not use vegetable oil.
Use freshly ground Ginger garlic paste for more flavours.
For veggies option: Add boiled potato, cauliflower, carrot or peas goes well for this curry. 

  • Category: gravy, Non-vegetarian Gravy, sidedishes
  • Cuisine: south Indian

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9 Comments

  1. Andrew Macmilan says:

    I will try this at home.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Thank you for sharing this recipe! Made this just now, and it tastes amazing.

    1. Nithya Narasimhan says:

      Thank You so much.

  3. Yummy..soo delicious!!! Thanks for posting

    1. Nithya Narasimhan says:

      Thank You Vidya, Glad, you liked it!

  4. I tried and came out well.

    1. Nithya Narasimhan says:

      Thank You Ashwini.

  5. Judith Haller says:

    I don’t understand step 2. Should the coconut MILK be added to the blender and strained? Step 6 says to use the 1 cup, so are we supposed to have coconut milk left over? Thanks, it sounds delicious. I look forward to trying it.

    1. Nithya Narasimhan says:

      Hi Judith, i have mentioned how to make homemade coconut milk on Step 2 : Add 1/2 cup of shredded coconut pieces to a blender then add 1.5 to 2 cups of warm water to a blender and pulse for few seconds, then strain the mixture to get a coconut milk.

      on Step 6: Yeah, you will get 1 cup of coconut milk.

      Thank you, Would like to know how it turned out for you.

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