Sweet and Sour Anda (Egg) Curry



Do you have eggs that you need to use before they expire? Do you have extra hard boiled eggs? Do you like a little bit of sweet and a little bit of sour? If so, then go ahead and try this recipe for sweet and sour egg curry. It is a delicious recipe that mixed hard boiled eggs with a somewhat thin gravy sauce. This type of egg curry goes really well with rice or roti.



  • hard boiled eggs shell removed, enough per person
  • salt to taste
  • sugar to taste
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 red chilis
  • 1/4 tsp methi seeds
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 green chilis chopped
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup tamarind juice
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • coriander leaves, chopped

To Make:

In a large pan, heat the coconut oil. Add the red chilis, mustard seeds, and methi seeds. Once those splutter add cumin seeds and curry leaves, stir then add onions. EGRZkIsJ-m6CLu5IEf7YTTjxUNBYIP9_NNcfnD-2PG4


Saute till somewhat golden, then add turmeric powder and ginger garlic paste. Saute till raw smell goes away. nqcNsLQoaPn6tJg-m3nq264aaBuITS0yxaI1ICaYZIA

Add the powdered spices, stir, and add the water. J_Ooi6k5d9JgQeg4IVi4G1dmFi3U1pcwo1NduKqaIXs

Add the tamarind juice, stir and bring to a boil.



Simmer for around 5 minutes, then add the coconut milk. DMgExjEpav-20tYbEKgTN_FzQbvPkLsZypG8GxYTTEs

Add salt and sugar to taste, and adjust spices accordingly. Simmer for 10-15 minutes. Add eggs and simmer for another 2-3 minutes. DZ2G4wns-EUD0jaQZF9-Yr1ZYGCwDyq4_0-Bkz9O1rs

Add coriander leaves. Done.



** To make the tamarind juice, break off a lemon size piece of tamarind and soak in hot water for around 15 minutes, then squeeze. Throw out the hard pieces.


10 responses to “Sweet and Sour Anda (Egg) Curry

  1. Yuuum! Whitney, two of our friends own chickens and they’re currently eating about three eggs per day to keep up with the supply! I’m going to suggest this recipe as an alternative to their fry-ups!

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