Fresh Turmeric Egg Curry


A delicious fresh turmeric egg curry will make sure the house will smell absolutely great. Ready within half an hour.

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Fresh turmeric egg curry
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2019-03-07, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 30 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 11-02-2021

30 minutes 4 people Main course
Fresh turmeric egg curry


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  • 8 eggs
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 pieces of fresh turmeric
  • about 3 cm ginger root
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 small chili pepper
  • 300 ml coconut milk
  • 3 lime leaves
  • salt to taste
  • neutral oil
  • rice for serving, we've used jasmine rice
Fresh turmeric egg curry ingredients
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  • medium-sized pan
  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • medium-sized skillet
  • fine grater
  • small knife

Fresh Turmeric Egg Curry

30 minutes 4 people Main course

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Preparation -- 15 minutes

Add the eggs to a medium-sized pan that's filled with water and boil the eggs for about 8 minutes. Meanwhile peel and finely chop the onion and garlic cloves.

For a milder version you can remove the seeds of the chili pepper and finely chop the chili. Peel and finely grate the ginger and turmeric.

Be careful with the turmeric, otherwise everything will become yellow. Remove the green parts of the tomatoes and divide into coarse pieces.  

Fresh turmeric egg curry
Fresh turmeric egg curry

Finishing the fresh turmeric egg curry -- 15 minutes

Place the eggs under running cold water and peel them. Heat a bit of oil in a skillet and sauté the onion, garlic and chili pepper for a few minutes.

Add the grated ginger and turmeric along with the peeled eggs. Add the coconut milk along with lime leaves and pieces of tomatoes.

Let it cook for a few minutes until it has reached the desired thickness and season with salt. Remove the lime leaves and serve with rice. Enjoy!

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