Egg curry(Muttai kolambu) – II

Egg curry dish,Egg saalna,Muttai kulambu,Muttai kari egg,Masala egg gravy

Ingredients:( 2 person)

  • Egg – 3
  • Onion – 2
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Chili powder – ¾ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Black pepper corns – 1 tsp
  • Grated coconut – 4 spoons
  • Fried Chana dhal (Pottu kadalai) – 2 spoons
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Curry leaves – 6 to 8
  • Oil and salt – As required


  1. Boil two Eggs in water and keep it aside.
  2. Finely Chop the Onions and keep aside.
  3. Grind Pottu kadalai(chana dhal) and Black pepper corns with Grated coconut. Take Coconut milk out of this grounded mixture and keep aside.
  4. Heat Oil in a pan. Add Mustard seeds once it splutters add Curry leaves and Onion. Fry till the onion becomes golden brown in color.
  5. Then add Cumin powder, Chili powder, Coriander powder, Turmeric powder and fry till the raw smell of masalas goes.
  6. Then add a cup of Water, Salt and already prepared Coconut milk. Let it boil once.
  7. Finally break a raw Egg and drop into the curry. Let it boil for a few minutes.
  8. Once the Egg is cooked add the two boiled Eggs and cook for a minute.

Server Hot.

Goes well with: Rice and chapathi

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