Indian Bengali Duck Egg Curry Recipe

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Bengali Duck Egg Curry Ingredients

Indian Bengali Duck Egg Curry

  • 6 duck eggs
  • 4 medium sized potatoes
  • 11/2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp minced onion
  • 1/2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp minced ginger
  • 3/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp beaten natural yoghurt
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp hot chilli powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp tomato pur?e
  • 1 cup hot water
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • Method

  • Boil the eggs and potatoes in a saucepan. When the potatoes are cooked (do not overcook), put the saucepan under a cold water tap for a minute and peel the eggs and potatoes.
  • Prick the hard boiled eggs with a fork or knife, here and there, and gently rub a pinch of salt and tumeric powder and keep aside.
  • Slice the boiled potatoes horizontally.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a saucepan or an Indian wok/karahi and fry the eggs by stirring frequently till golden and drain on absorbent kitchen paper. Then lightly fry the potatoes and drain on a kitchen paper.
  • Put the minced onion, garlic and ginger in the remaining hot oil and stir fry for 2 minutes then add all the remaining ingredients except the water, eggs and potatoes and stir fry until the oil separates from the spices. Now add the water, eggs and potatoes.
  • Stir to blend all ingredients. Bring to the boil and cook for 5-6 minutes, stir occasionally to ensure that the thickened sauce does not stick to the bottom of the pan. Remove the pan from the heat and pour the curry into a serving dish.
  • Stir in the fresh coriander and serve.
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