Easy Kerala-Style Egg Curry For Your Protein Fix

By Suprita Mitter

June 11, 2024

The easy-to-make Kerala-style egg curry is rich, creamy, and spicy.


6 boiled eggs 2 tablespoons coconut oil (or any vegetable oil) 1 onion 2 tomatoes 3-4 green chillies 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds


1 teaspoon of cumin seeds Curry leaves 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 tsp. red chilli powder 1 tablespoon of coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon  garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder 1 cup of coconut milk

Step 1

Boil the eggs, peel them, and make small slits. In a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves and sauté.

Step 2

Add chopped onions and green chillies. Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté. Add the chopped tomatoes.

Step 3

Once they are soft, add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, black pepper powder, and salt. Cook for a couple of minutes.

Step 4

Pour in the coconut milk and water and bring the curry to a simmer. Add the boiled eggs to the curry and let them simmer for about 10–15 minutes.

Step 5

Add garam masala powder and cook for another 2–3 minutes. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with steamed rice, appam, or Kerala parotta.