Indian Egg Curry In Cashew Gravy

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Mildly spiced easy to make Indian egg curry recipe in creamy cashew gravy. This recipe is guaranteed to be dish the whole family can enjoy. 


Curried egg or ‘Anda curry’ as called in Hindi is  a cheaper protein substitute for chicken and those who do not prefer to eat meat.

Extremely popular in the Indian subcontinent, there are many different versions and egg curry varieties.

Although the curry base for this boiled egg curry recipe is similar to most curried egg, you get a creamy mild texture because of the added cashew paste.

Ingredients For Indian Egg Curry

There are different types of Indian egg curry recipes that you can find on the internet.

Most egg gravy base is  made using the classic Indian curry sauce base with onions, tomatoes, ginger and garlic.

I have added a few more ingredients. This is what you will need to make Indian style egg curry at home.


6 boiled eggs
2 tbsp tomato paste
⇒  10 – 12 kernels cashew nuts

⇒  1 onion
2 tsp ginger garlic paste

1 cup water

3 tbsp oil

Salt to taste

Chili powder

⇒  3 cloves

4 green cardamon

1 tsp turmeric powder


⇒  Substitute cashewnuts with almonds or almond powder or cream.   

⇒  Use mustard oil or ghee

How To Make Egg Curry – Steps with Images

Below is the step wise method to make this creamy mild egg curry at home.


Boil eggs and marinate with chilli powder, turmeric and salt. This is an optional step. you can choose to use plain boiled instead.

Stepwise Egg Curry Recipe with pictures


Fry onion and ginger-garlic paste in oil until light brown in colour.


Add the tomato paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt and fry till you see droplets of oil at the bottom of the pan.

Egg curry recipe. step wise process with pictures


Add the boiled eggs and coat it well with the tomato-onion fried paste.

Egg Curry Recipe Step wise process


Add the pre-blended cashew paste to the eggs, mix so that the eggs are well coated with all the masala.

Egg Curry recipe


Finally add a cup of warm water to the pan, cover and cook till the gravy becomes thick.

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Serve Egg curry with plain boiled rice or Indian flat bread.

Egg Curry Recipe Step wise process

Here is a short-short stepwise video for making Egg Curry Recipe.

Cooking Notes and FAQ’s

  1. You do not need to cook the onions until brown, saute it until translucent.
  2. Adjust chilli powder as per your liking.
  3. The sauce will start to stick to the bottom of the pan as soon as you add cashew paste. Use teaspoon of water to scrap the bottom.
  4. The step where you marinade and flash fry the boiled eggs is an optional step. You do not need to fry the eggs. You can use simple boiled eggs instead.

How do I make a cashew nut paste for a smooth creamy gravy?

To make a creamy gravy sauce use any blender that you have or one that you make smoothie in.

Soak the cashewnuts and the whole spices for about 20 minutes to make it softer.

This blender from Ostro pro does a good job and comes with an added chopper attachment too.

Is Egg Curry Keto Friendly ?

Keto diet, low carb diet, paleo, Atkins whatever type of diet you follow all have one ingredient that they suggest eating plenty off and that it … you guessed right EGGS!!

Eggs contain 12 vitamins and minerals and lots of protein with minimal saturated fat!

To cut out on the cholesterol, simply discard the yolk and eat the whites and limit intake to 1 or 2 a day!

So this recipe is perfect of you are on a low carb diet.

Where can I buy whole spices ?

The recipe uses simple ground spices and whole spices that are easy to find and buy. You can buy the spices online too by clicking this link here.

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Mughlai Chicken Rezala 

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Boiled eggs - 6
Tomato paste - 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Chili powder - 1- 2 tsp or to taste
Salt to taste
Water - 1 cup
Onions - 1, finely chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tsp
Oil - 3 tbsp
Cashew nuts - 10 - 12 kernels
Cloves - 3
Green cardamon - 4
A little water for soaking the cashew nuts 
*Ingredients Needed


Prepare the Cashew Paste:
In a blender soak the cashew nuts, cloves and cardamon for about 10 mins and then blend it into a smooth paste. Keep aside for later use.
Prepping the boiled eggs (optional step, you can use the eggs without frying it)
Make 4 cuts across the length of the eggs and marinate it with salt, turmeric powder and chilli powder.
Heat a little oil in a pan and gently fry the eggs till the skin changes the colour to a slight golden brown. Remove and keep aside.
Making the Curry:
Add a little more oil in the same pan and bring it to heat. Add the onions and fry till it becomes a slight golden brown in colour.
Next, add the ginger-garlic paste to the onion and fry for further 3 minutes.
When the raw smell of the ginger-garlic paste fades away, add the tomato paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt and fry till you see droplets of oil at the bottom of the pan.