Monday, January 10, 2011

Egg & Potato Curry ( Anday Aloo Ka Salan )

A typical Pakistani recipe ... Delicious Egg and Potato Curry cooked with onions and tomatoes.

Egg & Potato Curry ( Anday Aloo Ka Salan )
Serves : 4 - 5

Ingredients :
  • 4 - 5 eggs
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp.  ginger garlic paste
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 cloves
  • 2" cinnamon stick
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1 tsp.  cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp.  salt ( or to taste )
  • 1/4 tsp.  turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp.  red chillies powder
  • 1 tbsp.  coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp.  garam masala powder
  • Fresh coriander leaves,chopped

    Method :
    • Hard boil the eggs in a pan with water.
    • Drain water, let them cool and remove the shell.
    • Heat oil in a pan.
    • Fry eggs on medium heat until they turn golden brown.
    • Remove from oil and keep aside.
    • Peel and cut the potatoes into large cubes and keep them in tap water.
    • Reheat oil in the pan, add onions and fry until golden brown.
    • Remove from oil and put in a blender with tomatoes and cumin seeds.
    • Blend to a fine paste ( add little water if needed ).
    • Add garlic and ginger paste, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon stick to the oil; stir constantly.
    • Add chillies powder, turmeric, coriander powder and fry for few seconds.
    • Add blended paste of onion & tomatoes. Add salt and (1/2 cup) water.
    • Cover and cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes or until the water dries out and the oil begins to separate.
    • Add potatoes and stir the contents until the spices coat the potatoes well.
    • Add enough water ( to cook the potatoes ), cover and cook over low heat until the potatoes are tender.
    • Add fried eggs and enough water for curry/gravy, bring to a boil.
    • Add garam masala, coriander leaves to the potato curry, stir gently and transfer to serving dish.
    • Serve hot with chapati or paratha.

    Sending this to Veggie/Fruit a month hosted by Divya started by Priya, Dish name starts with E

    Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!


    1. Looks very delicious, perfect with roti's.

    2. @ Umm Mymoonah! Thanks a lot for leaving the nice comments :)

    3. Love the look of the spicy n delicious, perfect with hot hot parathas :)

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    4. Thank you Ambreen for all the lovely comments in my blog, it makes me really happy. I'm so glad that you liked the carrot cakes.

    5. Frying eggs?? Thats interesting! Curry looks delicious!

    6. Hmm yummy curry....can have it any time......thanks for visiting my blog......u have a wonderful space....following u

    7. @ Aipi! Thanks for your compliment. Hope to see you around more often :)

      @ Treat and Trick! Thanks for stopping by and liking the recipe!

      @ Umm Mymoonah! You're always welcome,dear. I really love your posts.

      @ Mahi! Frying the eggs gives it a crispy layer... We love it like that.Thank you and hope you will try it someday!

      @ savitha! Thanks for the visit and your nice comment. Thanks a lot for following,too :)

    8. Lovely blog .........yummy recipes love it:)

    9. how long to keep the potatoes boiling?

    10. how long to keep boiling the potatoes?

      1. About 15 - 20 minutes, depending on the size of the potatoes!

    11. I just wanted to say you have such a great blog here! I have been reading through your Pakistani recipes and have pinned some to try soon!

      1. Thank you so much for your kind words! Let me know how they turn out if you try :)


    Thank you for visiting and brightening my day with your sweet comments. I try my best to respond to your comments ASAP, though it might take some time to get back to you.

    Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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