Sunday, March 18, 2012

Egg Curry / Muttai Kolambu / முட்டை குழம்பு

Egg Curry / Muttai Kolambu / முட்டை குழம்பு


  • Eggs  - 4 nos , Boile
  • Onion  - 1 no, Chopped
  • Tomato - 1 no chopped
  • oil - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Hing - A pinch
  • Salt - As required
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
To Grind:
  • Grated Coconut - 1/4 cup
  • Jeera / Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp


Bring the eggs to boil in  water.Then remove the shell and slit open the Eggs.Do not cut them in to halves.
In a cooking pot, add a spoon of  oil add the mustard seeds and allow it to crackle . Add urad dal and fry for few seconds.

Now add the onions and cook till they become soft .

Add the tomatoes and cook till they become mushy.
Now add the turmeric, chilli  powders, salt, and hing and cook till the raw smell goes away.

Grind together the shredded coconut and jeera with little water to a paste in a mixer .

Now transfer this ground paste to the cooking pot and bring it to boil.

Add warter and Cook till the raw smell goes away. Now add the eggs .

Cook till the oil seperates out from the curry .

Serve hot with rice, chapatis, puri , idly or dosa  , Parotta.
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  1. Very delicious and tasty too.

  2. Would be perfect with aappam. Nice one

  3. Egg curry is a favourite of mine, but never had it with coconut gravy...must try...:-)

  4. perfect with appam....yummy and super delicious

  5. thanks for stopping by at my place ..u have a lovely blog..ur new follower

  6. Great curry and lovely presentation. Very very nice!me n mu kid loves this.......

  7. muttai kuzhambu looks super it with dosa!

  8. wow..that looks so tempting and to have it with some appam...yumm!!

  9. Simply delicious egg curry. I love your post