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Omelette kurma

Egg omelet curry recipe south Indian style
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp chopped onions
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 large onion - finely chopped
  • 1 long green chilli - slit
  • 1 large tomato - finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2-1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1 tsp khus khus
  • 2 tbsp cashews
  • 1 tbsp chopped mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves


  • In a mixing bowl, beat together eggs, salt, chilli powder, chopped onions, salt and garam masala.
  • steam cook the eggs in a deep plate place over a pan with water. close cook until done.
  • Open and keep it aside to cool.
  • In another pan, heat oil and fry onions and ginger garlic paste until slightly brown.
  • Further add chopped tomatoes, green chilli and fry until mushy.
  • When the tomatoes are cooked and mushy, add all the spice powders: turmeric, chilly, coriander, cumin, pepper powder, and garam masala.
  • Fry for a minute until raw smell leaves and pour enough water to make it thin.
  • Let the curry boil. Meanwhile grind together coconut, cashew and khus khus to a smooth paste.
  • add the paste to the boiling curry and mix well. let it cook for few minutes.
  • lastly, add chopped mint, chopped coriander leaves. cut the cooked omelet to pieces and drop the pieces on to the curry.
  • Mix gently and add water over the sides of the pan. let ti boil for 2 more minutes and serve hot with chapathi.