Egg-Lentil Curry

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Dal is common dish in an Indian thali , a staple food indeed. It is seasoned with a variety of Indian spices , such a simple dish to make that everyone has their own recipe to make it perfect.
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Prep Time1 hour
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Served As: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Homestyle Cooking, Indian, Soul Food
Recipe Taste: Salty, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2


  • 1 cup Masoor Dal black whole lentil black /2
  • 1/4 cup Masoor Dal split red lentil red
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 clove Black Pepper or cinnamon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Tomato chopped
  • 1 tbsp Cream fresh
  • 2 Green Chillies chopped
  • 1 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 3 cup Water


  • Soak your dal in water for minimum 1 hour.Now boil it in until it's soft and done.You can pressure cook for 2 whistle.
  • Now take a pan and heat oil.Add ginger,garlic paste and saute for 2 minute.Add coarinder , chili,turmeric powder to oil and immediately add the cooked lentil.Mix well and cook for 2 min.
  • Add chopped tomatoes,green chilis and salt ,cover and cook till tomatoes are soft. Serve hot.
  • Add cream and mix well.Check the consistency of the gravy this point.Add little water if it's too dry as eggs need to be cooked in it.
  • Mix powder of clove,black pepper,cinnamon,Break the eggs on top of dal. Cover it and cook at slow flame until your eggs are perfect.

Recipe Notes

Serve with rice or bread
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