Dhaba-style Spicy
Egg curry


By Srimoyee Chowdhury 
Published November 23, 2020

Hindustan Times


Eggs (semi boiled)- 4
[Slit the eggs and marinate them in ¼ tsp turmeric powder]


Water (warm)- 4 cups

Mustard Oil- 5-6 tbsp

Ginger Garlic Paste- 1 tbsp

Green chillies- 2

Tomato (diced)- 1

Potatoes (boiled and cut in four pieces)- 2 or 3

Onion (diced) – 2 medium


Cumin seeds- 2 tbsp

Sugar- 1-2 tbsp

Salt- 2 or 3 tbsp

Garam Masala (whole)- 1 cinnamon stick, 2 cardamoms, 2 cloves

Dried red chillies-2

Bay leaf-1

Cumin powder- 2 tbsp

Red chilli powder- 1 tbsp

Coriander powder-2 tbsp

Turmeric powder- 2 tbsp


Heat 2-3 tbsp of oil in a pan. Add the eggs in the oil and fry evenly till light brown. Add potatoes and fry till golden brown. Keep aside

Add another 2 tbsp of oil. Add whole garam masala, bay leaf and dried red chillies. Temper for few minutes. Add cumin seeds. Stir well

Add the onion and 1 tbsp of sugar. Fry until golden brown

Add the ginger garlic paste. Cook for 2 minutes

Mix coriander, cumin, red chilli and turmeric powder in a bowl with water to form a paste

Add the tomato and green chillies

Add 2 cups of water and cook for 4 min

Add the fried eggs and potatoes and mix them well with the gravy. If needed, add a cup of water and salt and sugar according to taste

Serve hot with rice or roti

For more Lifestyle Stories

Click Here