Andhra-style egg curry

Andhra-style egg curry

Egg curries are amazing combination with appam, chapathi or roti. Check out the recipe of special Andhra egg curry which is spicy and has a unique flavour.

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4 boiled eggs

Salt as required

½ tsp turmeric powder

2 tbsp oil

½ tsp mustard seeds

2 dried chillies

1 sprig curry leaves

1 bay leaf

½ cup onions

1 inch piece of ginger

1 tbsp garlic

1 tbsp tomato paste

1 tsp cumin powder

1 tbsp coriander powder

1 tbsp chilli powder

1 cup water

1 tbsp turmeric water

1 tsp sugar


Marinate 3 eggs with salt and turmeric powder for 5 minutes

Fry these marinated eggs in a tablespoon of oil

Keep these eggs aside to be used later

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in the same pan

Splutter the mustard seeds

Sauté dried chillies, curry leaves and bay leaf for 30 seconds

Add the onions, ginger and garlic

Sauté well

Now add the tomato paste (or ½ cup tomatoes)

Into it add cumin powder, coriander powder and chilli powder

Mix well until the raw smell of the powders is gone

Pour in the tamarind water and some normal water as well

Add salt and sugar as well

Allow the gravy to boil well

Cut the boiled egg that was saved earlier into small pieces and add into the gravy

Add the fried eggs as well

Give everything a good mix

Andhra egg curry tastes best when served hot.

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