How to Make Delicious Egg Curry / Dimer Kalia?

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By Abhijit

Last Updated May 27, 2023

Hi Everyone, Today in Daily Dishes, I am going to explain the cooking procedure to prepare Egg Curry / Dimer Kalia.

It is 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.

Sometimes added with potatoes finished in a warm, spicy, cumin, coriander flavored sauce and this is how to make delicious dimer Kalia/egg curry.

Egg Curry / Dimer Kalia

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

Ingredients to Prepare Egg Curry

  1. Eggs-04
  2. Onion -02
  3. Tomato-01
  4. Garlic-6 cloves
  5. Ginger -1 inch
  6. Cumin seeds- 01 teaspoon
  7. Garam masala-1/4 teaspoon
  8. Turmeric, coriander, red chili, and cumin powder -1 teaspoon
  9. Salt as per taste
  10. Water-1/2 cup

How to Prepare Delicious Egg Curry?

Step 1:

Boil the eggs and onions for 10 minutes. Take them out, take the shells of eggs out, rub with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder over them, and keep them aside.

Step 2:

Take a jar of a 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 a 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 for another 2 minutes.

Turn off the flame and enjoy with fried rice or roti/Indian flatbread.

how to make delicious dimer kalia/egg curry

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