Egg Gravy recipe | Muttai kuzhambu | முட்டை குழம்பு

Egg Gravy recipe | Muttai kuzhambu | முட்டை குழம்பு is a tasty side dish prepared with eggs, tamarind, salt and spices for rice. An easy to prepare healthy recipe with egg.


  • Eggs – 4
  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Onion – 1 (chopped)
  • Ginger – 1 tsp
  • Garlic – 1 tsp
  • Green chilly – 1
  • Tomato – 1 (chopped)
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Sambar powder – 2 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – to taste

To grind:-

  • Coconut – 1/2 cup
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
ingredients – coconut and cumin to grind and eggs


1. Grind coconut and cumin seeds together in a mixie.

ground coconut in mixie jar

2. Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onion and sauté.

fry onions

3. Next add ginger and garlic paste, followed by green chilly and chopped tomatoes with salt. Sauté for a few minutes.

add ginger garlic, green chilly and tomato

4. Add water and turmeric powder. Close lid and cook for few minutes.

add salt, water and turmeric powder

5. When tomatoes and onions gets cooked, add sambar powder and ground coconut, along with water if required.

add sambar powder, ground coconut and wate

6. Let it boil. Add garam masala powder. Now break eggs and pour the contents one by one in different places, individually in gaps.

break eggs and pour individually in different places

7. Do not disturb the eggs with spoon. Close lid and cook for 2 minutes.

after eggs were cooked on one side

8. Now turn the eggs, and allow to cook on the other side.

eggs cooked on both sides

9. When both the sides were cooked, switch off flame and transfer to serving bowl.

Egg Gravy recipe | Muttai kuzhambu | முட்டை குழம்பு
Egg Gravy recipe | Muttai kuzhambu | முட்டை குழம்பு

10. Serve along with phulkas, rice, naan or parathas.

For more kuzhambu recipes in my website click on the links below

1. Chettinad Chicken Kuzhambu | roasted gram | செட்டிநாடு கோழி குழம்பு

2. Yummy Fish kuzhambu recipe | மீன் குழம்பு

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