Friday, February 28, 2014

shrimp (prawns) egg curry

Shrimps with egg is something interesting.I wondered when my mother in law cooked for us long back when we were in India.This is unique combination with rich taste..Everyone eats shrimp in our home,I cook this curry for lunch.I serve egg with gravy for the lunch and shrimp with gravy for dinner.One pot two curries.😊


  1. Eggs 2
  2. Shrimps 1 lb
  3. One big onion
  4. Chilli powder 1 Tspn
  5. Turmeric powder 1/2 Tspn
  6. Meat masala(optional)
  7. Water as needed
  8. Salt to taste.

For masala paste:

  1. Ginger3 small pieces
  2. Garlic 3 pods
  3. Gasgas or poppy seeds1 Tspn
  4. Dalchin,elaichi(cardamom),lavang(each 2 count)
  5. Onion half
  6. Green chilli 2 to 3


  • Grind all above mentioned ingredients for masala into fine paste.
  • Marinate prawns with chilli powder,turmeric powder,salt.
  • Keep aside for 15 to 20 mins
  • Take a small pan just stir fry prawns with one spn of mustard oil or any oil to get  rid of the prawns smell.
  • Boil two eggs and remove the shell,fry in  the same pan for 2 to 3 mins .


  • Heat oil in a pan,fry onions until until golden brown(half onion for paste ,remaining of the curry)
  • When the onions well fried add masala paste.
  • Now fry well until raw smell from the masala goes off,around 5 to10 mins.
  • Add any meat masala (store bought)for nice aroma,I use MDH meat or chicken masala sauté few mins(optional )
  • It's time to add prawns to the curry,fry well until prawns well absorb the masala.
  • Add  1 or 2 cups of water  ,close the lid cook few more mins until   We see bubbles in the curry
  • Slowly add boiled eggs to the pan.Mix well  cook few more mins until the gravy is little thick.
  • Yummy prawns egg curry is ready.

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