How to make Egg Pulusu -

Hard boiled eggs cooked the Andhra way - in a spicy tamarind gravy

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Curry Leaves (कड़ी पत्ते )

Cuisine : Andhra

Course : Main Course Egg

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For more recipes related to Egg Pulusu checkout Kolhapuri Egg Curry, Omelette Curry, Egg Macho, Kodi Guddu Pulusu . You can also find more Main Course Egg recipes like Paneer Anda Oven Baked Eggs With Creamy Vegetables Egg Nargisi Kofta Tariwali Egg Curry

Egg Pulusu

Egg Pulusu Recipe Card


Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Egg Pulusu Recipe

  • Eggs boiled and peeled 6

  • Curry Leaves 5 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) a pinch

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies broken 1 to taste

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat 4 tbsps oil in a deep non stick pan. Add ¼ tsp turmeric powder and eggs and sauté, rotating the pan, for 1-2 minutes. Once the eggs are well coloured, drain and place them in a bowl.

Step 2

Add 1 tbsp oil to the same pan. Add methi dana, mustard seeds, red chilli, curry leaves and onions and sauté till lightly browned.

Step 3

Dilute ginger-garlic paste with 1 tbsp water and add to the pan and mix well. Add the remaining turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder

Step 4

and red chilli powder and sauté for 1 minute. Add ½ cup water and mix. Add tamarind pulp and salt and mix well.

Step 5

Add eggs and cook for 1-2 minutes or till the eggs are heated through. Serve hot.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.