Kerala Egg Curry in Coconut Milk


Egg Curry in Coconut Milk



1. Eggs – 5, hard-boiled (Boil eggs for about 12 minutes. Rinse under cold running water. De-shell, make a few  slits and set aside.)

2. Onion – 2 medium, thinly sliced

    Ginger – 2.5 tsp, julienned

    Green chilies – 3 – 4, slit

    Curry leaves – 1 sprig

3. Tomato – 1 medium-small, sliced or chopped

4. Coconut milk, thin – 3/4 cup

5. Thick coconut milk – 1/4 – 1/2 cup

6. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

    Garam masala powder – 1 tsp or to taste

7. Crushed pepper – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp

8. Coconut oil – 1.5 tbsp

    Mustard seeds – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp

    Dried red chilies -  2, broken

9. Salt – To taste


Heat oil in a deep pan. Splutter mustards and fry dry red chilies. Add sliced onion and little salt. Fry for a few minutes and add ginger, green chilies and curry leaves. Continue sautéing until onion turns light golden. Bring down the heat and add turmeric powder and garam masala powder. Sauté for a minute and add tomatoes. After a minute, add thin coconut milk. Cook at medium heat for 5 – 7 minutes. Check for salt. Add thick coconut milk, curry leaves and crushed pepper. Mix well and add the eggs. Cook for 1 minute at low heat. Switch off.  It goes very well with idiyappam and palappam.


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  1. ohh so yumm recipe.. n perfect one for idiyappam..

  2. Flavourful and yummy curry , luv it with hot steamed rice or even rotis

  3. egg curry looks very taste n delicious…perfect with idiyappam!!

  4. Lovely combo:-) Looks spicy and yummm

  5. Wow looks yummy and delicious …. Very tempting clicks ….

  6. delicious combo and looks spicy !!

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  7. Omg, wat a fabulous combo..simply inviting..

  8. Delicious egg curry dear…

  9. Dangerously delicious combo…!!! drooling already

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  11. egg curry looks delicious… following you…

  12. I love coconut milk in any curry… and have been wanting to make a nice egg curry for weeks now. this sounds just right! am sure i will like it :)

  13. Hi Yummy folks, Hope u guyz r fine.
    I tried this egg curry with idiappam today. We loved it…

  14. Rusheeda,

    We both are doing fine. Hope you’re doing fine too. Great to hear that you loved this dish. Thanks for trying..

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