Spicy Egg Curry – Kerala Style


Wishing you all a very happy Easter!!


Mutta Curry




To grind

1. Onion – 1/2, medium

    Tomato – 1.5, medium-small

    Garlic – 3 large cloves

    Ginger – 1 inch

Grind all the above ingredients to a fine paste, in a mixer.

Remaining Ingredients

2. Eggs – 8, hard-boiled

3. Onion – 1 large, chopped

4. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

    Chilly powder – 1 – 1.5 tsp

    Coriander powder – 1.5 – 2 tsp

    Garam masala powder – 1.5 tsp

5. Sugar – 1 tsp

6. Fennels / perumjeerakam – 1/2 tsp, crushed

7. Pepper powder – 1/8 tsp

8. Oil – 1.5 tbsp

    Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

    Dry red chilies – 3 – 4

   Curry leaves – 1 sprig

9. Cilantro – To garnish

Mutta Curry - Nadan Style


Heat oil in a deep pan. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dry red chilies and curry leaves. Add chopped onion, little salt and saute until transparent. Add the ground onion-tomato mixture mentioned under ‘To grind’ and saute until oil appears. Bring down the heat. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder. Saute at low heat for about 1 minute taking care not to burn the powders. Add the boiled eggs and stir for a few seconds. Add the crushed fennels, sugar and mix well. Add 1.5 – 2 cups hot water, salt and bring to a boil. Cook covered for 2 – 3 minutes. Open and add 1/8 tsp pepper powder. Check for salt. Garnish with cilantro. Serve with appam / idiyappam / chapatis / porotta / puttu etc.


Spicy Egg Curry


Recipe Courtesy – Manju Jyothish


  1. on our trip to kerala I loved this curry with idiappam. looks divine Lubna.

  2. That’s super tempting recipe !! Wonderful one !!

  3. i love egg curries and this is one of the new recipe i have seen.. i love the bowl you have used :)

  4. awesome egg curry..will try it soon

  5. Looks so gud and that’s yummy combo

  6. egg curry looks delicious

  7. Slurp,mouthwatering here…super tempting egg curry..

  8. U have got me salivating!

  9. really is yummy o yummy!

  10. wow…absolutely inviting..happy easter to you too ..:)
    Tasty Appetite

  11. lovely spicy curry

  12. Tried this recipe :).It was eggcellent!

  13. Yes!I found it finally.
    The look of the Egg curry I ate during my childhood. I saw pics of egg curry on google but none as appetizing as yours. They say we eat with our eyes..and your egg curry truely churns my parotids.

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