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Quick Egg Curry Recipe

It might seem strange to think of eggs in a curry, but don’t knock it until you’ve tried it! This is a deliciously healthy vegetarian dish that can be made in under an hour – a perfect mid-week meal. 

Serves 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes


  • 1 large onion, roughly chopped
  • 3cm piece of fresh ginger, roughly chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 green chillies, deseeded if preferred, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp dried coriander
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • Salt
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, halved
  • Small bunch of coriander leaves, chopped
 To serve:
  • Rice
  • Natural yoghurt  


  1. In a food processor, combine the onion, ginger, garlic and chillies and whizz into a rough paste.
  2. Heat the coconut oil in a wok and cook the paste for 3-4 minutes until the onion has turned golden.
  3. Add the turmeric, sugar, garam masala, coriander and chilli powder. Stir until everything is well combined.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato purée, a pinch of salt and the eggs. Simmer, covered, for 12-15 minutes.
  5. Season to taste, stir in the chopped coriander and serve with rice and a dollop of natural yoghurt.

Per Serving 167kcals, 9g fat (4.6g saturated), 14.7g carbs, 6.8g sugars, 8.6g protein, 3.2g fibre, 0.159g sodium

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