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.
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.
FRESH OR PANTRY ITEMS
⇒ 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
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.
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.
Add the boiled eggs and coat it well with the tomato-onion fried paste.
Add the pre-blended cashew paste to the eggs, mix so that the eggs are well coated with all the masala.
Finally add a cup of warm water to the pan, cover and cook till the gravy becomes thick.
Serve Egg curry with plain boiled rice or Indian flat bread.
Here is a short-short stepwise video for making Egg Curry Recipe.
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.
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.
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.
|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|
|FOR THE CASHEW PASTE:|
|Cashew nuts - 10 - 12 kernels|
|Cloves - 3|
|Green cardamon - 4|
|A little water for soaking the cashew nuts|