Watch: Mindy Kaling makes egg curry with leftover Easter eggs

Easter is over and the Easter Bunny may have left behind a bunch of hard-boiled eggs as a result of this festival. But you don’t have to worry about just eating those boiled eggs. Instead, you can use boiled eggs to cook an amazing egg curry. Why not try the traditional Bengali egg curry? Mindy Kaling is here to serve us a delicious recipe in this regard. She posted a video of this recipe on Instagram. She captioned it, “Yo this easter bunny left hard-boiled eggs in this house. Do you like super easy and super delicious Indian recipes that you can’t find on restaurant menus? Try my version of egg curry Bengali, one of my childhood favorites. It’s delicious with roti, naan, rice or heck, even a little toasted sourdough. Enjoy.”

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Here’s how Mindy Kaling made the Bengali egg curry:


  • Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Peppers
  • salt
  • Turmeric powder
  • Black pepper
  • Oil
  • Red chilli powder
  • Ginger
  • Garlic


Step 1: Peel the hard-boiled eggs.

Step 2: Marinate the eggs in salt, turmeric powder and black pepper powder.

Step 3: Pour a generous amount of oil into the pan.

Step 4: Fry the marinated eggs in the pan.

Step 5: Dice the potatoes and brown them with the eggs. Add more turmeric powder, red chili powder and salt to taste.

Step 6: Prepare a tomato puree. Mix chopped tomatoes, ginger and garlic with water. This puree helps to make the curry smoother.

Step 7: Take out the fried eggs and potatoes in a tray.

Step 8: Add bay leaves and crushed cardamom to a pan of oil.

Step 9: Add finely diced onions and sauté.

Step 10: Pour the tomato puree into the pan.

Step 11: Put the chopped chillies with the red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and salt.

Step 12: Let this curry simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 13: Put the fried potatoes and eggs in the pan of curry.

Step 14: Add cilantro to garnish the dish.

Step 15: Serve hot.

Watch Mindy Kaling’s video:

We are sure this Bengali egg curry recipe video has left you salivating.

Alicia R. Rucker