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SEE: How to make Mangalorean Egg Curry

By Hitesh Harisinghani
Last updated on: June 16, 2020 13:10 IST
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Mangalorean Egg Curry

Mangalorean Egg Curry


The Mangalorean Egg Curry is a thick coconut based gravy served hot with rice or roti.

Watch the video to see how to make the traditional egg curry:



  • 4 eggs
  • 1 medium grated coconut 
  • 4-5 red chillies
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 5-6 black pepper corns
  • Pinch of fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon stick
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 1 cardamom
  • 1 chopped onion 
  • 9-10 garlic cloves
  • Marble sized tamarind
  • Salt as required
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric powder
  • 2 tbsp oil 
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 10-12 curry leaves


  • Dry roast red chillies and keep them aside.
  • Dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds and whole spices.
  • Grind grated coconut, garlic, half chopped onion, tamarind along with roasted ingredients.
  • In a kadhai, add the ground paste with some water and let it boil.
  • Break eggs into the curry and let it cook for 5 minutes.

For the tadka

  • Heat oil.
  • Add mustard seeds, half chopped onions and curry leaves.
  • Once onions are golden brown, add the tadka to the curry.
  • Serve hot with rice or chapatis.

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