how to make delicious dimer kalia/egg curry

how to make delicious dimer kalia/egg curryhow to make delicious dimer kalia/egg curry

It’s a very popular and famous recipe in west Bengal and also other parts of India in different names. The eggs are boiled, fried and then simmered in a thick gravy made with tomatoes, onions, garlic and ginger and sometimes added with potatoes finished in a warm, spicy, cumin, coriander flavored sauce and this is how to make delicious dimer kalia/egg curry.

Author: Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Bengali
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2 Persons

Ingredients

  • Eggs-04
  • Onion -02
  • Tomato-01
  • Garlis-6 cloves
  • Ginger -1 inch
  • Cumin seeds- 01 tspoon
  • Garam masala-1/4 tspoon
  • Turmeric, coriander, red chili and cumin powder -1 tspoon
  • Salt as per taste
  • Water-1/2 cup

 

how to make delicious dimer kalia/egg curry

  • Boil the eggs and onions for 10 minutes. Take them out, take the shells of eggs out, rub with pinch of salt and turmeric powder over them and keep aside. 
  • Take a jar of blender, add tomato, boiled onions, garlic and ginger; make a smooth paste.
  • Now take a hard bottomed pan, heat oil and fry the eggs for 3-4 minutes or till the changes to light golden brown.how to make delicious dimer kalia/egg curry
  • In the same pan throw some cumin seeds for tempering.
  • As they splutter and sizzle add the onion, tomato paste and cook for 2-3 minutes and add turmeric, coriander, cumin and red chili powder and cook for 5-6 minutes or till the gravy becomes dry and the raw smell of the spices goes off.
  • how to make delicious dimer kalia/egg curry
  • how to make delicious dimer kalia/egg curry
  • Add little water and allow it to cook for 2 minutes.
  • Then add the eggs and mix it nicely with the gravy and cook another 2 minutes.how to make delicious dimer kalia/egg curry
  • Turn of the flame and enjoy with fried rice or roti/Indian flat bread.
  • how to make delicious dimer kalia/egg curry

 

 

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