Egg Kurma /Muttai kurma

Egg kurma is one such delicious,creamy and flavorful one which goes very well rice,rotis,appam,idiyappam and parottas.
This egg kurma appears in my kitchen either for lunch or dinner,most of the times when I ran out of veggies.
The same recipe can be followed for veggies such as potato or soya chunks and I noted this recipe long time back from a magazine.Try this simple and creamy egg kurma,now on to the recipe.....................

Basic Information

Preparation Time ~ 10 minutes
Cooking Time ~ 25 minutes
Serves ~ 4


Onion(finely sliced)1(large size)
Tomato3(medium size)
Red chilly powder/milagai podi1tsp
Coriander powder/dhaniya podi11/2tsp
Turmeric powder/manjal podi1/4tsp
Curry leaves/karivepillaifew leaves
Coriander leaves/kothamalli(chopped)for garnishing

Grind to a fine paste
Garlic/poondu3 cloves
Ginger/inji1/2 inch piece
Green chilly2-3
Fennel seeds/sombu1/2tsp
Poppy seeds/kasakasa1/2tsp
For the tempering

Cinnamon/pattai1inch piece
Star anise2petals
Fennel seeds/sombu1/4tsp


Boil the eggs and remove the shell and make slits on the top and bottom,keep it aside.Grind the given ingredients given to a very fine paste with water.
Heat a pan with oil and crackle the fennel seeds and add all the whole spices,add the sliced onion and curry leaves.Saute it till transparent.Add the chopped tomatoes and cook it until mushy.Now add the fine ground paste and saute it well till the raw smell goes off.

At this stage add the spice powders and mix it well and add around 2 cups of water.Let the mixture gets boil till the raw smell goes off.Now add in the boiled eggs and cook it for one boil.Sprinkle the coriander leaves and put off the flame.

Egg Kurma is ready.


  • Saute the coconut paste for atleast 4-5 minutes to get the raw smell goes off.
  • If the tanginess is not enough add a tsp of lemon juice at the end.

This recipe is off to Cook Book Challenge # 5 Febuary week 1. 


tempting kurma I love to hv it with dosa :-)

Love this kurma. Yummy and inviting clicks.

Neat pictures dear,,,love to try this

Great looking kumar and even more lovelier presentation..very nicely done Nalini..

nice presentation....kurma looks mouth watering

Looks inviting. Will try this the next time I make egg kurma, Nalini :)

very inviting egg curry Nalini :) love your presentation looks superb

They look so wonderful. Delicious gravy.

as much as I eat eggs I never think of making curries with them

Delicious and flavorful Egg Kurma..

Love the spices in that gravy. I'm always looking for interesting egg curry recipes. This looks absolutely delicious.

interested in trying this recipe

Hello please transfer to tamil and English both people are easy to reading and try to dish plz nxt time to tamil wrote

super ! tried it and loved it ! thank you

I tried this egg kurma.... Taste excellent

Wow, egg kurma to bahut hi tasty hai. Ek bar egg curry recipe in hindi, egg omelet recipe in hindi bhi zarur dekhen, pasand aayenge.

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