Myanmar Egg Curry in Tomato Sauce

Egg curry is probably one of the dishes that we eat most in our house. It’s easy, comes together fast, and it fills you up, besides being delicious. There are 2 ways to make egg curry: the first is made with hard-boiled eggs cut in half, which we’re going to do here. The second is the omelette egg curry, which is entirely the same, except instead of using hard boiled eggs, you’ll make a simple omelette with the same number of eggs, cut the omelette into pieces, and then add to the curry.


Myanmar Egg Curry in Tomato Sauce


  • 3-4 eggs, hard boiled and halved
  • 5 medium-size tomatoes, boiled
  • 1/2 medium-size onion, finely chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, mashed
  • 2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (or another unrefined oil)
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Start by boiling the tomatoes. To boil the tomatoes, cut an "x" shape on the skin before boiling, and then remove the skins when finished. You will then need to mash the tomatoes in a bowl (you may also use a blender or food processor for this part). Also boil the eggs at this stage.
  2. Chop the onions and chilis and mash the garlic. You should try to have all your ingredients ready to go before even starting.
  3. When you're ready, heat the oil in a medium-size pan on medium heat. Add the turmeric, paprika, and ginger. Let simmer until fragrant, then add the chilies, garlic, and onion. Saute until the onions are translucent.
  4. Next, add the mashed tomatoes. You may mash them a bit more once they're in the pan.
  5. Add the 1/4 cup of water and soy sauce. Let simmer for about 10 minutes, then add the chili powder and garam masala. Stir well and allow to simmer for another 10 minutes.
  6. Peel the hard boiled eggs and cut them in halves or in quarters. Set aside.
  7. When the sauce has thickened (it should not be watery), add the pieces of omelette. Mix the eggs in carefully, making sure every piece is coated in the sauce, and then let simmer on low heat for another 5 minutes.
  8. Serve hot with a side of rice. You may also add fresh fruit or a smoothie on the side.
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