Chettinad Egg curry
Posted on May 13th, 2008 in Egg by

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Chettinad egg curry, Muttai kuzhambu


  • Boiled eggs-3
  • Small Onion (Shallots)- 15 to 20
  • Tomato- 1
  • Chili powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Oil and Slat- as required

To paste:

  • Coriander seeds- 2 spoon
  • Red Chili- 2
  • Garlic- 2 cloves
  • Ginger- 1/2 inch
  • Curry leaves- few
  • Rice- 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper corns- 1/2 tsp
  • Fennel seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds- 1/4 tsp
  • Grated coconut- 4 spoon


  1. Peel Small onion and fry with little Oil. Fry till it turns into light brown in color.Crush the fried onion with a knife. Hard boil the eggs in water.
  2. Chop the tomato and keep this aside. Remove the shell of boiled eggs and cut it lengthwise.
  3. In medium flame, heat 2 teaspns of Oil in a pan . Add all the ‘To paste’ ingredients except grated Coconut. Fry till the rice becomes pure White in color.
  4. Finally add grated Coconut and fry for a min.
  5. Grind all fried ingredients with Water and make a fine paste.
  6. Heat Oil in a pan. Add the crushed Onion and fry for a min. Then add Tomato and saute till it turns soft.
  7. Then add Chili powder, Turmeric powder, ground paste,Salt and a cup of Water. Cook for 7 to 10 min in medium flame.
  8. Finally add the bolied eggs and cook for a min.

Goes well with: Rice and chapathi

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26 Responses to 'Chettinad Egg curry'

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  1. Hetzy said,

    on September 17th, 2008 at 5:29 am

    Hi.. is very useful and favourite website to me.All your recipies are very tasty.I tried parota, chettinatu chicken curry,egg curry and poondu kulambu.Came out well. My husband likes those. I referred to some of my friends.They too like. Thankyou very much .

  2. uvmahe said,

    on September 21st, 2008 at 9:06 pm

    Nice to know is your favorite site. Try other recipes too and give feedback.

  3. Irfana Shafiq said,

    on December 2nd, 2008 at 1:32 pm

    hey i tried it for the first time & it has taste really good…

    Keep up with the good work

  4. velmurugan said,

    on July 2nd, 2009 at 7:40 pm


  5. Mala said,

    on October 9th, 2009 at 2:09 pm

    Looks delicious. I’m going to try.

  6. on January 29th, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    hai, me is going to try this for the first time. I’m going to make this with velleppam.

  7. jessie said,

    on March 27th, 2010 at 5:54 pm

    woww… its lovely to watch i wl tru dis

  8. Indira said,

    on May 25th, 2010 at 12:58 pm

    Hi… i tried the chettinad egg curry… My husband loved it… is a beautiful website… i have referred to few of my friends too…. keep posting new dishes…. cheers!!!

  9. surya said,

    on October 24th, 2010 at 7:16 am

    hi lovely site……………
    i tried a few dishes and they did taste pretty good…………more confident about cooking now

  10. nirmala balraj said,

    on December 8th, 2010 at 10:19 am

    Hi frds,
    I tried this it has come out superd. thank u so much

  11. PALANISAMY R said,

    on January 21st, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    Very nice , But I need more menus in vegetarian , especially in Paruppu items

  12. Dave said,

    on February 15th, 2011 at 12:32 pm

    Did I read 15-20 onions correctly?

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  14. prabha said,

    on May 17th, 2011 at 3:50 pm

    nice…. i tried………….

  15. Harshima Budithi said,

    on June 23rd, 2011 at 11:51 am

    thank you
    curry awesome

  16. saras said,

    on November 23rd, 2011 at 11:42 pm

    I did not understand the following line in egg curry recipe….”Crush the fried onion with a knife”…How do we crush it. should we make pieces of onion after crushing??? Please explain.

  17. admin said,

    on December 17th, 2011 at 1:18 pm

    Crushing means pressing the onion with a long knife or using a small mortar.

  18. Saran said,

    on February 22nd, 2012 at 9:21 am

    I tried it for the first time, exactly with the same measurement. My husband loved it and had for breakfast, lunch. Asked to prepare for dinner aswell :) THANK YOU

  19. S.Krishnakumar said,

    on June 26th, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    I tried mutton curry and chetinad meen kulambu.absoluely friends started to appreciate me.Thanks team.

  20. S.Krishnakumar said,

    on June 26th, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    Dear Admin,
    I have 1 question,rice means boiled rice or raw rice.please answer as soon as possible.i am going to prepare Chettinad Egg curry this evening.Thanks in advance.

  21. umskoms said,

    on June 28th, 2012 at 1:00 am


    You can use any rice. Please try this chettinad egg curry and let us know your comments.

  22. asha said,

    on July 4th, 2012 at 9:39 pm

    Can you please clarify once again regarding “rice”. Is it cooked ? or un-cooked rice ?

  23. admin said,

    on July 11th, 2012 at 1:57 am


    It is uncooked rice.

  24. k.sindhu said,

    on March 26th, 2013 at 4:35 pm

    hi it look so dellicious

  25. on March 26th, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    so delicious dish

  26. yasmin said,

    on June 1st, 2013 at 12:04 pm

    super dish, v liked very much

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