Deemer Curry (egg Curry)
Egg curry is a delicious and easy-to-prepare Bengali recipe which is quite common in Bengali households. This is a wholesome accompaniment to go with with plain rice for lunch.
2 medium or large potatoes (diced)
2 medium or large onions (chopped)
2/3 cloves of garlic (chopped)
Red chilli powder
Salt to taste
Sugar to taste
A pinch of garam masala
First, chop the potatoes into 4 pieces.
Boil the eggs and the potatoes till they are cooked.
Peel off the egg shells. Then smear and coat them with little turmeric and salt.
Light the gas and add 2 tsp of oil in shallow fry pan. When it heats up, fry the coated eggs til they are golden brown. Keep aside.
Then add 1 tsp oil to the fry pan and stir fry the chopped onions and garlic till golden brown. Add the boiled potatoes.
Add turmeric, ginger paste, chilli powder, salt and sugar to taste and tomato sauce. Mix everything nicely and add a little water. Cover it up with a lid. When the potatoes become soft, add the boiled eggs.
When the broth thickens, add a pinch of garam masala.
Turn off the gas and let it cool.
Serve hot with rice.
Use mustard oil instead of any other oil for better taste.