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Egg Cubes Masala Recipe

  • Author: Suguna Vinodh
  • Total Time: 25m
  • Yield: 4


Egg cubes masala curry recipe. Whipped eggs are steamed and cut into cubes. The cubes are then stir-fried in a spicy masala. Recipe with step by step pictures.



For Making Egg Cubes

5 eggs
1/4 teaspoon salt

For Egg Cubes Masala

2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds
2 sprigs curry leaves, finely chopped
1 green chilli, finely chopped
1 tablespoon garlic, finely chopped
1/2 cup onions, finely chopped
2 tomatoes, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
2 tablespoon water
3 sprigs coriander leaves


Break the eggs into a wide bowl and add quarter teaspoon of salt. Mix well with a fork to combine the yolks and the egg whites. Steam the eggs for 5-6 minutes in a steamer. After the said time, remove from heat and set aside to cool a bit. Run a knife through the sides of the bowl and gently use the knife to release the eggs from the bottom of the bowl. Invert to a plate and cut the steamed egg into small bite sized cubes. Set aside.

Heat oil in a frying pan. Add in the mustard seeds, fennel seeds, finely chopped curry leaves, chopped green chillies and chopped garlic. Let the mustard seeds crackle. Fry for a few seconds. Add in the chopped onions. Sauté for 3-4 minutes till the onions are soft and starting to brown.

Add in the tomatoes and the salt. Sauté the tomatoes on a medium flame till the tomatoes are mushy and juiced down. Cover the pan with a lid and cook the tomatoes so it cooks fast. Add in the turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Sauté for a couple of minutes. Add in a little water if the mixture is very dry.

Add in the egg cubes and gently mix well to combine. Be gentle so the egg cubes do not break. Let the cubes warm up and absorb the masala. Add in the finely chopped coriander leaves.  Easy and delicious Egg cubes masala is ready. Serve hot!

  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 15m

Keywords: egg cubes masala