Egg molee (poached egg curry)

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Eggs - 4

Onion (finely sliced) - 2

Ginger (chopped) - a small piece

Garlic (chopped) - 3 cloves

Green chillies (slit) - 4

Coriander powder - 1/2 teaspoon

Garam masala - 1/4 teaspoon

Thin coconut milk - 50 ml

Thick coconut milk - 50 ml

Curry leaves - a few

Oil - 3 tablespoons

Salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan. Add onion, ginger, garlic, green chillies and curry leaves and fry, till they become soft.
  • Add coriander powder, garam masala and salt. Add the thin coconut milk and allow it to boil.
  • When it starts boiling, break the eggs into it one by one, without disturbing the other and cover it with a lid to set.
  • Once the eggs are cooked, add thick coconut milk. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.


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