What comes to your mind when we say egg curry? One of the most common replies will surely be comfort. Eggs are man's best friend and so is egg curry. Boiled or fried eggs, dunked in tomato-onion gravy, egg curry helps you put together a meal in just no time. Be it a lazy day or a super busy one, an egg curry recipe always comes to the rescue, for a quick meal. Pair it with rice, roti or paratha and have it for lunch or dinner. And the best part is, egg curry leaves you with enough room to experiment.
If you explore, you will find egg curry tastes different in every household. In fact, you will find unique egg curry recipe in every regional cuisine. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, egg curry recipe varies as per the availability of herbs, spices and ingredients. Interesting, right?
Here, we listed 6 different egg curry recipes from across India - each of which will leave drooling with is unique flavour and aroma. Take a look.
6 Egg Curry Recipes From 6 Regions Of India:
Dim-er kosha is a Bengali style egg curry that tastes quite similar to the popular mangsho kosha (Bengali-style chicken or mutton curry). Eggs, boiled and fried and smeared in thick gravy made with onion, tomato, ginger-garlic and spices- this dish tastes the best when paired with basanti pulao. Find here the complete recipe of Bengali-style egg curry.
An egg-y version of North Indian butter chicken and paneer makhani, this dish wins hearts with its creamy and flavourful gravy. Pair it with roti or naan and relish. Click here for the recipe.
Goan Egg Curry:
Goa has more to it than the pristine beachscape. One such factor that needs exploration is its cuisine. Each dish here is loaded with local spices, leaving a strong impression on your mind and palate. To start with, we suggest go for a simple Goan egg curry - a tangy recipe prepared with coconut cream, tamarind and poppy seeds. Click here for recipe.
Chettinad Egg Curry:
If you have tried Chettinad chicken, then this dish will surely leave you slurping. Hard-boiled egg, cooked in Chettinad-style masala, this South Indian delicacy is a must try. Click here for recipe.
Malvani Egg Curry:
Let's start with what Malvani cuisine is. A standard cuisine of South Konkan region of India, Malvani food is an amalgamation of Goan and Maharastrian cooking styles. Each dish in this cuisine sees extensive usage of herbs and spices - one such example being Malvani egg curry. Here's the recipe for you to try.
Bagara Egg Masala:
If you thought Hyderabadi cuisine is just about biryani, then you are in for a surprise. We agree biryani defines the food culture of the state, but it's just the tip of the iceberg. If you dig in deep, you will find a pool of recipes that will blow your mind with its flavours and aroma - bagara egg masala being one such instance. Don't believe us? We suggest, try it once before making a decision. Click here for the recipe.
Try each of these regional egg curries and let us know which one you liked the most. Enjoy your meal!
About Somdatta SahaExplorer- this is what Somdatta likes to call herself. Be it in terms of food, people or places, all she craves for is to know the unknown. A simple aglio olio pasta or daal-chawal and a good movie can make her day.