Egg Curry Grandma Style

Egg Curry Grandma’s Style- Kerala Traditional Egg Potato Curry Recipe

Egg Curry Grandma’s Style- Kerala Traditional Egg Potato Curry Recipe, is a delicious mild spicy preparation of the eggs in a delicious onion, potato and coconut milk based gravy. Egg potato curry with appam or idiyappam is one of the popular Kerala style breakfast. Egg curry or egg roast is one of those recipes that has a few variations especially in spice levels and consistency. The detailed recipe with step by step cooking pictures follows.

Egg Curry

Here is a simple and yummy egg potato curry from my Grandma’s recipe diary. It is very easy to make and requires very less time and ingredients. It taste more good when cooked in a claypot or manchatti, which add the extra flavors to the curry. Egg curry is made in number of ways in my home, and this one is how my grandma used to makes it. I grew up eating this curry and used to make this curry very often and that was the delay posting this recipe. While I posting this recipe, I am remembering my teenage days, the very first time I tried this recipe with the help of my Grandma. So this recipe is a real treasure for me. My Grandma is the best cook ever seen.

Egg Potato Curry

To get the best traditional taste, I prefer to slow cook this potato in coconut milk and masala. You can make this a dry curry or with more gravy as well to suit your taste and need. Since I made this to go with ghee rice and this consistency was fine for us. My kids like this curry with Kerala appam, as there is no much spice and they have their favorite potatoes too.

Egg Potato Curry- Grandma Style

How to Make Egg Curry Grandma’s Style- Kerala Traditional Egg Potato Curry Recipe

Heat 1 and 1/2 tbsp coconut oil in a deep bottom frying pan. Add crushed gralic, ginger and green chillies, saute it for a couple of minutes or until it turn slightly brown.

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Add onion and little salt to taste, saute till it turn translucent.

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Reduce the flame to very low and add chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and pepper powder. Saute until oil separates.


Add cubed potato and combine well.

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Add thin coconut milk, cover and cook in a low flame until done.


Add crushed cardamom, cloves and combine well.


Add Fennel powder, stir well and close the pan for a minute.


Now add the thick coconut milk and adjust salt.


Add the boiled eggs to the gravy and mix well. Remove from flame.

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Heat oil in another frying pan and pour 1 tbsp coconut oil, add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Add sliced shallots and stir for a minute or until slightly golden brown. Now add in curry leaves and dry red chillies.

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Add the tempering to the curry, cover the pan and keep it rest for 15 minutes before serving.


Enjoy!! Happy Cooking and stay healthy.

Kerala Traditional Egg Potato Curry Recipe

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  1. I shall certainly try out this recipe, it looks interesting and is different from the one i make. But, if I may make a suggestion which will greatly help all your followers – the size and the colour of the fonts make it extremely difficult to read the instructions. Maybe, the size of the photographs – good though they are to look at – could be a bit smaller and the text a bit bigger? Thanks.

    1. Thank u so much for your feedback dear … thank you for yours suggestion too… will try to change the font and color soon

  2. I have tried this recipe on last Sunday. I just say its full yummy taste. Never ever ate this type of curry.
    Thank you so much please send me some more egg recipe on my mail id.
    Thanks a lot

    1. Thank youuuuuu so much…..this was my grandma style egg curry… actually she prepared in clay pot…. i will post more egg recipes soon..

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  3. The egg curry was yummy and spicy.those who want less spicy can reduce the amount of green chillies and crushed pepper and add more coconut milk

  4. Very good curry if you don’t have meat or fish at hand. I will certenly try.the instructions are a bit difficult to read.

  5. Pls give some receipe ideas for bachelors who can’t make use of coconut milk or by eliminanting the use of mixer. Otherwise ur idess are fabulous.
    I am very thankful to u

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