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Chettinad egg curry

Chettinad Egg Curry

Try this authentic Chettinad egg curry.which goes well with rotis, biryani and even with plain rice also.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, Tamilnadu
Servings: 4 people


  • 4 Boiled eggs
  • 2 nos Chopped onions
  • 2 nos Chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 nos Green chillies
  • Curry and coriander leaves

To Grind:

  • 2 tablespoon Coconut
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Chilly powder
  • ½ teaspoon Poppy seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Fennel seeds
  • 4 or 5 Garlic pods
  • Coriander leaves few


  • Heat a pan with an oil, pop cumin seeds, chopped onions and green chilies.
  • Fry them till onions are cooked nicely, then add the grounded masala along with chopped tomatoes and cook till the oil separates from the masala or till the masala is cooked nicely.
  • Once the masala is cooked nicely add required water you needed for gravy and add salt accordingly to your taste. Cover and cook for 5 minutes on medium flame.
  • After 5 minutes add the boiled eggs and cook till how much thick consistency you want your gravy.
  • Finally, add the chopped coriander leaves and transfer to a serving bowl and enjoy.
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