Andhra Egg Pulusu

Egg Pulusu
Pulusu is an Andhra recipe of a tangy tamarind sauce. Veggies, Mushrooms can be cooked in this tangy Pulusu gravy. Today I am sharing my take on Andhra Pulusu with eggs.

Eggs - 6
Onion - 1 big
Tomatoes - 2 medium
Cumin Seeds/Jeera - 1 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds/Methi Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Coriander Seeds/Dhane - 1 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves/Kadipata - a sprig
Turmeric/Haldi - 1/4 tsp
Garlic - 4 big cloves
Coriander/Cilantro Leaves - few sprigs
Tamarind/Imli/Chinch - about 2 tbsp
Cayenne Pepper/Red Chilli Powder - 1/4 tsp
Black Pepper Powder - 1/4 tsp
Green Chilli Paste - 1/2 tsp
Jaggery/Gud/Gul - 1/2 tsp (optional)

How to prepare Andhra Egg Pulusu Curry:
  • Boil eggs in 6 - 8 cups water for about 15 minutes. Peel them after cooling completely and make slits with a knife.
  • Finely chop onions and cilantro. Puree the tomatoes and tamarind, add little water if required. Crush the peeled garlic cloves. Grind the coriander seeds to a fine powder. Pat the curry leaves dry.
  • Heat about 2 tsp oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, crushed garlic cloves and curry leaves. Saute for a minute or two. Add onions, little salt, black pepper powder and saute till onions turn slightly brown.
  • Now add coriander powder, turmeric and cayenne pepper and saute for few minutes. Add tomato puree and green chilli paste. Cook for about 5 minutes or till oil starts separating.
  • Now add 1/2 cup water, salt, jaggery and boiled eggs. Mix and cook it covered for 5 minutes. Taste for salt and cook till you get the desired consistency. Add more tamarind if you like it more tangy. Garnish with cilantro and serve Egg Pulusu with roti.


  1. Spicy and delicious egg curry..yum

  2. Fingerlicking egg curry, simply inviting..

  3. wow!I love those slits in eggs..
    Awesome... will taste too good with boiled rice:)

  4. it looks yummy bhabhi plz come here soon :)

  5. bhabhi plz come here soon waiting...
    they look yummmy :)


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