gongura egg curry recipe

Gongura Egg Curry Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Andhra, Hyderabadi, Telangana
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Author Bindu


  • 150 to 200 grams Gongura/Ambadi
  • 6 Boiled Eggs
  • 2 medium onions chopped
  • 6 to 7 green chilies
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt as needed
  • 2 to 3 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 4 cloves
  • 1- inch cinnamon stick
  • 3 tbsp + 4 tbsp oil
  • 3 dried red chilies
  • 1 cup water


  1. Heat oil in a pan, add chopped green chilies, thoroughly rinsed Gongura and sauté until the leaves shrink completely.
  2. Let it cool down and make into a coarse paste.
  3. Boil the eggs and keep aside.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, add whole garam masala spices (cinnamon, cardamom, cloves), dried red chilies and sauté for a minute.
  5. Add chopped onions, salt and sauté until the onions turn soft and transparent.
  6. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté until the raw flavor is gone.

  7. Later, add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder and mix well.
  8. Add boiled eggs and sauté for 3 to 5 minutes on simmer.
  9. Add Gongura paste, water and mix well.
  10. Cook until the gravy thickens or until the oil oozes out.