Category Archives: Curries/Dal

Egg Curry


Ingredients :

  • Eggs – 6, boiled
  • Onions – 3 medium sized
  • Whole Garam Masala – Coriander Seeds 1 tbsp, Black Pepper – 10, Cloves 2, Black Cardamom 1, Green Cardamom 2, Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
  • Tomatoes – 2 Large
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 tsp
  • Green Chilli Paste – 1 tbsp
  • Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste

Method :

  • Fry the boiled eggs, set aside.
  • Slice 1 onion and fry till golden brown, grind and keep aside.
  • Grind 2 tomatoes and keep aside.
  • Dry roast the whole garam masala and grind & set aside.
  • Grind 2 onions and make a paste.
  • Heat oil, add onion paste.
  • Saute till onion paste is well cooked.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and green chilli paste. Fry till rawness is gone.
  • Add grinded tomatoes, kashmiri red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, grinded garam masala, onions & salt.
  • Cook till oil oozes out and tomatoes are well cooked.
  • Add water and adjust the consistency accordingly.
  • Add fried eggs and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with rice.

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Whole Moong Dal Gravy

This is a easy and healthy dish. Moong beans are high in nutrients. They are also a very filling food, high in protein, resistant starch and dietary fiber.


Ingredients :

  • Whole Moong Dal – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1 small, sliced
  • Whole Red Chillies – 4
  • Dry Coconut Powder – 4 tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder – 2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Dry Mango Powder – 1 & 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt To Taste
  • Oil

Method :

  • Soak whole moong dal overnight in water.
  • Dry roast red chillies, cumin seeds and dry coconut powder, one at a time. Grind together by adding little water.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add sliced onion. Cook till onion turn slightly brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
  • Add the grinded masala, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, dry mango powder and salt.
  • Saute till masala is cooked well and oil oozes.
  • Then add soaked moong dal.
  • Add 3 cups of water and pressure cook.

Serve hot with plain rice.