Sri Lankan egg curry is spicy egg curry where fried eggs are cooked in a spicy coconut based gravy. The curry goes best with string hoppers, appams and Sri Lankan string hoppers.
Sri Lankan Egg Curry is one of the most sought after alternative when it comes to making a quick egg dish. Undoubtedly, this Sri Lankan spicy egg curry can come to your rescue when you are planning to cook a delicious egg dish in about 30 Minutes. The best part of making this tasty recipe of Sri Lankan fried egg curry is using easy to find ingredients in your kitchen. you don’t really need to make run to grocery shop for hard to get ingredients.
A few spices are all you need to get the right peppery taste for your Sri Lankan Egg Curry. If you do not have Sri Lankan curry powder you can easily prepare it using recipe given in recipe notes below the recipe.
There are many variations of coconut milk based egg curries, for example this Kerala egg curry which is quite similar to this Sri Lankan style egg curry.
In authentic Sri Lankan Egg curry recipe by Peter Kuruvita he uses fresh pandarus leaves which are not easily available sometimes. So, I added dried pandarus leaves in Sri Lankan curry powder recipe. Dried herbs are always secondary to using fresh herbs but if fresh is not available I do not see any other option.
If like me you are not a great fan of hard to cook dishes or curries that require forever to cook, this quick egg curry recipe with coconut milk is quite a delicious addition to your recipe collection. Although not as quick as my 20 Minutes Curry in Hurry Recipe Series but you can easily cook in under 30 Minutes.
If you love eggs or egg curries you may like to try few other awesome egg curries that we love and cook them often.
Additional Tips For Making Sri Lankan Fried Egg Curry
• In original Sri Lankan Egg curry recipe whole egg is fried and used. But if you cut eggs into half and then fry it that is alright too.
• Stirring well is essential so that all the ingredients can be mixed properly.
• Fish flakes and pandarus leaves can render unique taste to your Sri Lankan egg curry. It is recommended to use them but if you do not eat fish you can easily skip that.
Sri Lankan Curry is served with Appams and string hoppers, you can also serve this fried egg curry with Rice and Roti. If you are an egg lover and love to try out egg curries you must try to cook this delicious Sri Lankan egg curry a try, you will not be disappointed for sure.
Sri Lankan Fried Egg Curry Recipe Video in Hindi