Hard Boiled Eggs In Curried Dal or Legume Soup Recipe Video

Oneman Show presents Hard Boiled Eggs In Curried Dal or Legume Soup recipe. A perfectly balanced meal with proteins, carbohydrates,fats and minerals.


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time50 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Dal/Legumes1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Onion1 , chopped finely
 Tomatoes1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Red bell pepper1⁄2 , chopped
 Carrot1 , chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), mince
 Ginger1 Teaspoon, mince
 Jalapeno1 , chopped
 Turmeric powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Red chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Cumin powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Lemon juice2 Teaspoon
 Cane sugar1 Tablespoon
 Cumin seeds1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Mustard seeds1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Green chili2 Teaspoon
 Dry red chili2 Teaspoon
 Fresh cilantro1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped finely

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 317 Calories from Fat 58

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.9%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 205.3 mg8.6%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.2%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.9%

Sugars 10.5 g

Protein 21 g41.4%

Vitamin A 94.6% Vitamin C 64.1%

Calcium 15.5% Iron 17.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a pot boil the eggs in water for 20 minutes. Remove from heat, and cut the eggs into halves.
2. In a large pan cook the dal with water. Keep on simmer.
3. In a skillet, heat the oil. Add garlic, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, ginger, green chili, red chili, jalapeno and onion. Saute them well.
4. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, cloves, salt and cane sugar and mix well.
5. Pour in the lemon juice and keep stirring. Stir in the tomatoes, carrots and red bell pepper.
6. Add this mixture into the dal and mix well. Put the eggs and gently mix with the gravy.
7. Transfer the curry to serving bowls and microwave 6 minutes.

8. Serve the Egg and Dal Curry with pita bread, basmati rice and fresh cilantro.

Editors Review

The easiest way to devour eggs is to dump it into curries. Chef Bhal Dave deviates from the standard egg curry recipe however, to prepare a luscious Indian egg curry with lentils. Healthy, wholesome and highly appeasing, this one's worth a try!