Andhra Kodi Guddu Pulusu ( Andhra Style Eggs in tamarind gravy) | Flavour Diary | step by step

kodi guddu pulusu andhra egg curry

Eggs are very versatile that we use them in many ways in both sweet and savoury form.We can have these eggs in breakfast (stuffed French Toast) or as snack/appetizers (Deviled Eggs) or as sandwich (Egg Mayo Sandwich) or at any part of the day. 
In India we can find huge range of Egg curries with variations in each part. One such egg curry from Andhra Pradesh is called Kodi Guddu Pulusu. Pulusu is a Sweet tangy liquid gravy with Veggie or eggs or meat cooked in it, and is served with hot steamed rice. Pulusu is bit common in Andhra household that it is made on regular basis.And tanginess of the gravy comes from tamarind. 
Kodi Guddu means Hen eggs in english.. So this Kodi Guddu Pulusu is basically boiled eggs in tangy gravy which is made up of tamarind, onions and some spices.This is easy to make and takes less than 30 mins and is best side dish served along with hot boiled rice.

You can enjoy watching how this pulusu is made by clicking the pic below

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Level: Easy
Total Time: 30mins
Serves: 3
1 cup:250 ml


Hard Boiled Eggs: 3 ( My eggs were small so i took more)
Oil: 2 tablespoons
Mustard Seeds: 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin Seeds: 1/2 teaspoon
Curry Leaves:1 spring
Onion: 1 (finely chopped)
Ginger Garlic Paste: 1/2 tablespoon
Tomato: 2 medium
Tamarind: lemon size ball
Turmeric: 1/2 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder:1/2 teaspoon (to taste)
Cumin Coriander Powder/Jeera Dhaniya powder: 1 teaspoon
Egg Masala powder: 1 teaspoon
Coriander Leaves chopped for garnish
Salt to taste


Hard Boil your eggs. Then make slits lengthwise 2 sides of the egg.
In 1/2 cup of hot water add tamarind and soak for 10mins.
While your eggs are boiling. In a pan heat oil and add mustard seeds. Once mustard seeds crackle add cumin seeds, green chilli, onion and curry leaves.
Once Onions are transparent add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute, now add chopped tomatoes,spice powders(turmeric,chilli powder,coriander cumin powder) and saute until tomatoes are mushy  and add the extracted tamarind pulp. Add 1.5 cups of water and bring it to boil. Add salt and eggs and turn the heat to low.
Cook for 10 more minutes on low heat and garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

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