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Anda Tarkari (Egg Curry)

As promised here I am with the recipe for egg curry or as we say anda aloo jhola.


  1. Eggs: 4 boiled
  2. Potato: 1 large cut into 4-6 pieces
  3. Tomato: 1 medium finely chopped
  4. Onion: 1 medium finely chopped
  5. Ginger Garlic paste: 2 tbsp
  6. Red Chilli Powder: 1 tbsp
  7. Turmeric Powder: 1 tbsp
  8. Cumin Powder: 1/2 tbsp
  9. Coriander Powder: 1 tbsp
  10. Cinnamon Stick: 1/2 inch
  11. Whole cardamon : 4
  12. Salt: as per taste
  13. Sugar: a pinch
  14. Bay Leaf:1
  15. Oil: 3 tsp

In a pan heat 1 tsp of oil.
Fry the potato chunks till slightly golden all sides.
Peel the boiled eggs and sprinkle a pinch of turmeric powder on them, mix well and fry in the same pan as potatoes till slightly golden all over.
Remove form heat at keep aside.
In a deep kadhai or pan heat rest of the oil and add a pinch of sugar.
As the sugar starts to caramelize add the bay leaf and chopped onion with a pinch of salt and cook till onion turn golden brown.
Add red chilli powder and cook till the raw smell is gone.
Add the ginger garlic paste and cook for 2-4 mins or till the raw smell is gone.
Add the chopped tomato, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric and salt to taste. Mix well and cover and cook till the tomatoes are mushy.
Remove the lid and continue frying the masala till oil oozes out. keep string in-between so that the masala does not burn.
Once the masala is done add the fried potatoes mix well and let the potatoes cook in the masala for 3-4 mins.
Add the eggs mix well and add a cup of hot water and bring the gravy to a boil.
Reduce the heat to medium and let the g seamer ravy with the lid on till the potatoes are cooked through.
Remove the lid continue cooking on medium flame till the desire constancy is achieved.
Turn of the lid and let the gravy cool down a little
In a motar and pastel make a fien powder of the cinnamon and cardamon and sprinkle on the gravy, this gives the curry a beautiful aroma and taste.
Serve with steamed rice or if you thicken the gravy enough, serve with naan or rooti.

I hope you enjoy this simple recipe.
Till then happy blogging.


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