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Simple Egg Curry

  • Author: caroline
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


Easy, delicious and a recipe you can make when you are short on fresh ingredients. This simple egg curry is packed with flavour and spices, and highly versatile too! 


  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion, sliced (around 70 g)
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • few sprigs coriander, chopped
  • 200g / 7oz tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 50g / 20oz frozen green beans

Simple Egg Curry Ingredients


1. Place 2 eggs in a pan of cold water and place over high heat. When the water starts to boil set a timer for 5 minutes and when finished plunge the eggs into a bowl of iced water.

Simple Egg Curry Step 1

2. Heat the oil over medium heat in a frying pan. Add the onion and cook for 3-4 minutes until starting to soften. Add the garlic, ginger, turmeric, chilli powder, garam masala and cumin and cook for a further minute, stirring frequently to stop it catching in the pan.

Simple Egg Curry Step 2

3. Add all ingredients to a blender and blitz until you have a smooth paste. Return to the pan

Simple Egg Curry Step 3Simple Egg Curry Step 4

3. Add the chopped tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Add the green beans and cook for a further 5 minutes. While cooking, peel the eggs and cut into halves.

4. Add the eggs to the curry, yolk side up, for the last few minutes. Serve and enjoy!

Simple Egg Curry Step 5


  1. If you don’t have any ginger paste then grate fresh ginger using a grater. Or if use extra garlic and leave it out altogether. 
  2. You can swap the green beans for other vegetables such as aubergine, mange tout or okra. 
  3. Red onions work just as well as brown onions in this recipe! 
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Hob
  • Cuisine: Indian


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 290
  • Fat: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Protein: 18g

Keywords: simple, egg, curry, indian, tomatoes, easy