Kadai Egg Masala Recipe

A twist to the usual kadai masala that is cooked along with boiled egg.

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Kadai Egg Masala Recipe
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Kadai Egg Masala Recipe is a twist to the normal kadai chicken or a Kadai veg recipe. Keeping the masala or the gravy similar we have made with Boiled egg to keep it a high protein dish. The gravy consist of sautéed onions and tomatoes cooked along with Indian masala like red chilli powder, coriander powder and Garam masala. Then we add a little bit of cream at the end to enjoy the richness. The boiled egg is then tossed with this rich masala.

Serve the Kadai Egg Recipe along with Phulka, Roti and Jeera rice to go along with it. 

If you are looking for more egg recipes here are some : 

  1. Scrambled Egg Sandwich Recipe With Cucumber
  2. Muttai Parotta Recipe ( Ande Ka Paratha / Egg Filled Flat Bread)
  3. Muttai Dosa Recipe - Egg Roll Dosa

Course: Lunch
Diet: Eggetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

60 M

Total in

70 M


4 Servings


  • 4 Whole Eggs
  • 1 Onion , diced
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) ,  diced
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger , grated
  • 2 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 cup Homemade tomato puree
  • 1 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon Kasuri Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves)
  • Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Butter (Salted)
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Kadai Egg Masala Recipe

  1. To begin making the Kadai Egg Masala Recipe, please follow the recipe link on How to boil the eggs. deshell them and keep it ready.

  2. Heat a kadai pan with oil, add the onions, green bell peppers, ginger, garlic and sauté until the onions and peppers are tender.

  3. Once the onion and peppers have turned slightly tender, add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, cumin powder, black pepper powder, red chilli powder and saute until the water from the tomatoes have evaporated and become a thick paste.

  4. Add butter, salt, cardamom powder or badi elaichi and and sauté for few more minutes. Cut the egg into half and add the egg pieces and kasuri methi.

  5. Cover the pan and simmer the kadai Egg for a few minutes on low heat. After a few minutes, turn off the heat. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste. Transfer the Kadai Egg to a serving bowl and serve warm.