Dim Doi Shorshe (Egg In Yogurt Mustard Gravy)

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Bengalis love their mustard gravies be it in fish, vegetables or chicken. This goes well with eggs too. Plus this gets ready in a jiffy, a total comfort food.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4


  • Boiled eggs 4
  • Black mustard seeds 3 tablespoon
  • Green chilli 4
  • Yogurt 1/2 cup
  • Nigella seeds 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garlic cloves 5
  • Onion medium size 1 chopped
  • Mustard oil
  • Salt
  • Sugar as per taste


  • Grind the mustard with 2 green chillies, a pinch of sugar, salt and little water.
  • To a kadai add mustard oil, to that add nigella seeds.
  • Add onion, after 1 minute is sauteing add chopped garlic and green chillies.
  • Add mustard paste and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add yogurt and stir constantly to prevent it from curdling.
  • Add salt and sugar as required.
  • Add the eggs, turn of the flame and keep it covered.
  • Serve hot with white rice


Grinding the mustard properly is important to prevent it from turning bitter.

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