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Egg Dal Curry

All the classic flavors in one easy to make dish


4 tbsp cooking oil

1 medium potato

¼ tsp turmeric

¼ tsp salt

5 eggs

1 bay leaf

3 dry red chilies

2 cinnamon sticks

3 cardamom

¾ tsp cumin

1 medium onion

1 tsp garlic paste

1 tsp ginger paste

½ tsp turmeric

½ tsp red chili

¾ tsp coriander

1 ½ tsp salt

2 small tomato

1 cup soaked red lentil

3 cups water

4 green chilies

½ tsp roasted cumin

2 tbsp fresh coriander


1. Add cooking oil to pan with medium cut potato, turmeric and salt

2. Fry for 5-6 minutes then remove from heat

3. Add boiled eggs and fry for 2 minutes then remove from heat

4. Add bay leaf, dry red chilies, cinnamon sticks, cardamom, cumin, sliced onion, garlic and ginger paste, turmeric, red chili and coriander

5. Pour a splash of water and sauté for 7-8 minutes on medium-high heat

6. Salt to taste

7. Add chopped tomatoes and soaked masoor dal

8. Add the stir-fried potatoes, pour water and cook for 7-8 minutes on low-medium heat

9. Add the boiled eggs back into the pan and garnish with green chilies, roasted cumin and fresh coriander

10. Garnish with green chilies

11. Turn off the heat, cover with lid and leave for 10 minutes for all the flavors to combine

12. Ready to enjoy!



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