Malai Egg Curry

Malai Egg curry is a very simply creamy curry prepared using hard boiled eggs. Eggs always come to rescue when I am lazy to prepare or running short of time. Egg malai curry is low on spice , rich in cream. It can be prepared within 15 minutes or so. It goes well with any form of roti.


Ingredients :

  1. Egg – 4
  2. coriander leaves – a handful
  3. onion – 1 big
  4. ginger – a small piece
  5. garlic – 2 cloves
  6. green chilly – 2
  7. coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
  8. cumin powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  9. pepper powder – 3/4 teaspoon
  10. garam masala powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  11. turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  12. salt – to taste
  13. milk- 1 cup
  14. cream – 1/4 cup
  15. butter – 2 tablespoon

Method :

  • Boil the eggs for about 10 minutes on medium flame. Remove the shell. Cut it into 2 halves. Keep it aside.
  • Make a paste of onion , ginger, garlic, green chilly and coriander leaves.
  • Heat butter in a pan. Pour the ground onion paste. Saute well until it changes color and raw smell disappears.
  • Add all spice powder and salt. saute until raw smell disappears .
  • Add a cup of milk (at room temperature ) . Combine and boil well . Keep stirring in between. Cook until oil starts to separate.
  • Place in eggs carefully. Gently mix. Cover and cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes.
  • Finally, add cream . Mix . Switch off the flame.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with Rumali Roti / Phulka / Lachcha Paratha


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