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How to make prepare chettinad egg curry - Recipe of chettinad egg curry

Egg Curry | Chettinad Style

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  • 3 eggs, boiled and sliced into half
  • 5 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 sprigs of curry leaves
  • 1 cup of shallots/onion , finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, mashed
  • 3 green chilies, slit
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoon Chettinad Spice Mix
  • 3/4 cup of finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cup of water


  1. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan. Add a pinch of turmeric powder and salt.
  2. Add the sliced eggs and fry them on both sides in medium heat. Keep aside.
  3. In the same pan, add rest of the oil and when hot, add mustard seeds.
  4. When it splutters, add a sprig of curry leaves and shallots/onions. Add little salt and saute well.
  5. Add ginger, garlic, green chilies, turmeric powder and chili powder. Saute.
  6. Add Chettinad spice mix and mix well.
  7. Add tomatoes and mix well. Cook until oil oozes out.
  8. Add water and mix well. Let it boil for about 2-3 minutes.
  9. Add fried eggs and cook covered for about five minutes, until the gravy thickens.
  10. Garnish with curry leaves and serve hot with rice or chapathi.
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