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Bengali Egg Malai Curry

Bengali Egg Malai Curry, also known as Dimer Malai Curry, is a Bengali dish made with hard boiled eggs, spices, and a creamy coconut milk gravy.
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Bengali
Keyword: Egg Recipes
Yield: 4 people
Author: Amrita


  • 5 nos Eggs
  • 2 cups Coconut Milk
  • 2 no Onion, medium chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Paste
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger Paste
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1 no Bay Leaf
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 no Green Cardamom Pod
  • 2 nos Clove
  • 4-5 tablespoon Mustard Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander Leaves chopped


  • Boil the eggs and after cooling peel the egg shells and keep them aside.
  • Heat oil (2 tablespoon) in a pan and fry the boiled eggs with salt little turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
  • After they turn beautiful golden, take them out.
  • Heat the remaining oil and add bay leaf, cardamom, cinnamon, clove into oil.
  • Add chopped onions and fry them till translucent. Add sugar while frying the onions.
  • Next add ginger and garlic paste. Mix them well with onion.
  • Add dry spice powders such as turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt, and coriander powder. Mix well.
  • Add this point of time, add little water (2 tablespoon) and cook the spice mixture.
  • Next add coconut milk into the pan and combine well with the spice mixture.
  • After sometime add the fried eggs into it and allow it to boil by covering the lid. If required add half cup of water.
  • Check the taste of the gravy, if required add salt.
  • Later switch off the gas and allow to rest it for 5 minutes and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.