Egg Curry Recipe Andhra | Tomato Egg Masala Curry Recipe

Andhra Tomato Egg Masala Curry Recipe

Egg Curry

Egg Curry Masala Andhra Style – hard boiled eggs simmered in a tomato-onion gravy and seasoned with spices and masalas. Spicy South Indian Egg Masala Curry is a burst of flavours and colours. An appetizing egg curry preparation with a tempering of crisp curry leaves, Andhra Tomato Egg Curry goes well Rice or Chapathi.

Eggs are an excellent source of protein and B vitamins. Eggs are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, selenium and iodine.

Egg Curry Easy Recipe:

South Indian egg curry is a popular egg recipe made with boiled eggs simmered in a spicy onion-tomato masala. This yummy and flavourful egg curry can be prepared in a jiffy.

How to make Masala Egg Curry Andhra Style:

1. To make spicy Andhra Egg Masala, boil the eggs and remove the shell. Sprinkle red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, salt, turmeric, ginger-garlic paste over the boiled eggs and coat them well.

Boiled eggs for Andhra egg curry

Coat eggs with spices

2. Heat about 1 tsp of oil in a pan and lightly fry the eggs for 1-2 minutes and remove. Keep aside.

Fry eggs for egg curry preparation

Fried eggs

3. Add 1/2 tbsp of oil to the same pan. Toss in cumin seeds and allow then to splutter. Then add chopped onions, slit green chilli, minced ginger and garlic. Saute till the onions brown.

4. Tip in the chopped tomatoes and cook till they turn soft and mushy.

Add tomatoes for Andhra Egg curry masala

Saute onions, tomatoes, ginger-garlic and chilli

5. Add the dry spices – red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder and asafoetida. Mix well.

6. Add salt and water and simmer on a medium flame till the gravy thickens.

Add spices for Andhra Anda Curry

Add spices and water

7. Put in the boiled and fried eggs. Stir well and cook on a medium flame for 3-4 minutes. Remove the anda masala into a serving dish and keep aside.

Add fried eggs for spicy egg curry Andhra style

Add fried eggs

8. In another pan add 1 tsp of oil. Put in curry leaves, broken dry red chilli, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds. Saute for a minute or so.

Tempering for spicy egg tomato curry

Make the tempering

9. Pour the tempering over the egg curry. Serve spicy Andhra Egg Masala Curry with Plain Paratha or Jeera Pulao.

Tomato Egg Curry Recipe

Anda Curry

If you are looking for egg dish recipes, do try out Egg Mayo Sandwich and Dimer Chop.

Anda Masala Recipe details below:

Egg Curry Recipe Andhra
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Andhra Tomato Egg Curry is a rich and flavourful dish that goes well with hot rice or parathas. Spicy South Indian Masala Egg Gravy made with hard boiled eggs is a real treat for egg lovers.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Andhra
Servings: 2
Calories: 312 kcal
Author: Shil
For the eggs:
  • Eggs – 4 boiled
  • Turmeric – ¼ tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Ginger-Garlic paste – ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
For the gravy:
  • Oil – ½ tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – ¾ tsp
  • Onion – 1 large chopped
  • Ginger chopped – 1 tsp
  • Garlic chopped – 1 tsp
  • Green Chilli – 1 slit
  • Tomatoes – 2 medium chopped
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Turmeric – ¼ tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water – ½ cup
  • Coriander leaves – 1 sprig
For tempering:
  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves – 4-5
  • Fenugreek seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Red chilli – 1 slit
  1. Finely chop the onions, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and coriander leaves. Slit the green chilli. Wash and pick curry leaves.
  2. Boil the eggs and de-shell them. In a bowl mix all the spice masalas – salt, turmeric, ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, coriander powder and cumin powder. Coat the boiled eggs with this mixture.
  3. Heat one tsp of oil in a pan. Add the eggs and sauté them till they get a colour on them. Remove and keep aside.
  4. Add ½ tbsp oil in the pan. Add cumin seeds and allow to splutter.
  5. Put in the chopped onions, green chilli, ginger and garlic. Sauté till the onions brown.
  6. Put in the tomatoes and cook covered till the oil oozes out and the tomatoes turn soft.
  7. Add a pinch of asafoetida, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder. Mix well
  8. Add water and salt and simmer till the gravy attains a saucy consistency.
  9. Tip in the fried eggs and cook on medium flame for 3-4 minutes till all the masalas are well blended. Remove and keep aside.
  10. In another pan, add 1 tsp of oil. Once it heats up add curry leaves, red chilli, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds. Allow to splutter. Remove and pour over the eggs.
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  12. Serve Andhra Egg Curry with Paratha or Steamed Rice.
Recipe Notes

* Eggs should be boiled for not more than 10 mins.
* Pound the ginger and garlic in a pestle to release the flavour.
* Make light slits in each egg so that masalas/spices are well absorbed.


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