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Indian-style egg curry

Total Time
1 hr
20 min
40 min
This 0 SmartPoints vegetarian curry recipe uses hard boiled eggs as the protein source. It's packed with tasty Asian spices for a great flavour.


Red onion

1 medium, cut into thin wedges

Fresh ginger

2 tbs, finely grated


2 clove(s), crushed

Curry powder

1 tsp, mild variety

Ground cumin

1 tsp

Ground coriander

1 tsp

Garam masala

1 tsp

Ground turmeric

¼ tsp

Canned diced tomatoes

400 g

Canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained

1 400g can, (1 x 400g can)


1 bunch(es), cut into 4 cm lengths

Snow peas

100 g, halved diagonally

Boiled egg(s)

8 medium, halved, hard boiled (see tip)

Fresh coriander

2 tbs, chopped, to serve


  1. Place onion, ¼ cup (60ml) water, ginger and garlic in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion has softened. Add curry powder, cumin, ground coriander, garam masala and turmeric and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  2. Add tomatoes, chickpeas and 2½ cups (625ml) water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes or until sauce has thickened and flavours intensify.
  3. Add broccolini and snow peas and cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add eggs and cook, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until heated through. Serve sprinkled with fresh coriander.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Brown rice. TIP: To hard-boil eggs, bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Using a slotted spoon, lower eggs into water and simmer for 10–11 minutes. Add it: 1 long fresh red chilli (finely chopped) with onion in Step 1. Swap it: Eggs for 400g skinless chicken breast f illets (cut into 2.5cm pieces).