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Dum Egg Gravy

Dum Egg Gravy
This is one of the best and delicious Egg gravy recipes. Here egg is steamed instead of boiling it. Seasoned egg is steamed. Its then added to a spicy masala gravy. Very special Dum Egg Gravy recipe follows..

dum egg gravy

Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time : 40 minutes


Egg                       - 2
Tamarind               - small lemon size ball
Salt                        - As required
Curry Leaves         - few
Oil                          - 2 tbsp

To be added to Egg:

Chili Powder          - 1/4 tsp
Cumin Powder       - 1/4 tsp
Salt                         - As required

To Grind for Masala:

Small Onion            - 5
Chopped Coconut    - 3 tbsp
Green Chili              - 1
Cumin Seeds            - 1/4 tsp (Seeragam)
Fennel Seeds            - 1/4 tsp (Perunjeeragam / Sombu)
Turmeric Powder     - 1/4 tsp
Chili Powder            - 1/2 tsp
Pepper Powder         - 1/4 tsp
Coriander Powder    - 1/2 tsp (Malli Thool)


  • Extract juice from Tamarind. Grind everything under ' To Grind for Masala' adding little water. Beat eggs. Season it with salt, chili powder and cumin powder. Grease a deep bowl with little oil. Add seasoned egg to the bowl and steam it for 10 minutes. Once its steamed cut it into cubes.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add curry leaves to it. When they splutter, add ground masala. 
  • Saute till raw flavor of masala goes off and then add tamarind extract.
  • Add enough water, salt and mix everything well together.
  • When the gravy boils , add steamed egg cubes and switch off the flame.
  • Egg cubes will be very soft and juicy when you eat it. It goes well with hot steaming rice. Enjoy your Dum Egg Gravy!!!