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Kolhapuri Egg Curry

Posted in : Eggs on by : Simmi Iyer

Kolhapuri Egg Curry or Anda Rassa is a spicy curry made with eggs and some special Kolhapuri spices. This dish is spicy and can be paired with roti or rice

Generally kolhapuri foods are very spicy, people who are found of spicy foods, Kolhapuri recipes are the best suited for them

Here we have the recipe below:


To fry the eggs

  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 6 Boiled Eggs

To grind into a paste

  • 1 cup Dry Coconut (Grated)
  • 6-8 Cloves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 3-4 Clove
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 4-5 Peppercorns
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Onion (Chopped)
  • 2 Green Chilli (Chopped)
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander

For the gravy

  • 4 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp Kanda Lasun Masala (Optional)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 4 tsp Besan
  • 1 Boiled Egg (Grated)
  • Salt to taste


To fry the eggs

  • Heat vegetable oil in a pan.
  • Make slits in boiled eggs.
  • Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and boiled eggs in the pan.
  • Fry for 3-4 minutes and remove on a plate.

To grind into a paste

  • Dry roast dry coconut, garlic, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, pepper corns, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, sesame seeds and onion until slightly browned.
  • Remove the pan from heat and let the mixture cool.
  • Add the mixture in a blender along with green chilli and fresh coriander and grind to make a smooth paste. 
  • Add some water while grinding the paste.

For the gravy

  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and let them crackle for a few seconds.
  • Add the ground masala and fry for 3-4 minutes on medium low heat.
  • Add red chilli powder, kanda lasun masala, turmeric powder, garam masala and besan and fry for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Add little water if the masala is burning.
  • Add grated boiled egg, salt to taste and 2 cups of water and bring the curry to a boil.
  • Add the fried eggs and cook for 5-6 minutes.
  • Serve hot with roti or rice.
Kolhapuri egg Curry served in a bowl.

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