Dim Kosha – Egg Curry


Bengali RecipesEggNon Vegetarian

Dim Kosha or Egg Kosha is a recipe from Bengal. It is a spicy egg curry where hard-boiled eggs are cooked in flavourful onion and tomato based gravy. Eggs are always the easy answer for empty pantry and busy day outs. So try this simple yet delicious recipe which goes really well with steamed rice or roti.

Image : Dim Kosha

egg koshaImportant :


  • Preparation Time : 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time : 1 hr
  • Total Time : 1 hr 10 minutes
  • Serve For : 4

Ingredients :

  • Egg (4) /hard-boiled
  • Onion (3 medium size)
  • Tomato (1 big size)
  • Mustard Oil (4-5 tbsp)
  • Bay Leaf (1)
  • Whole Garam Masala (Cardamom 1, Cloves 4, Cinnamon Stick 2 inches)
  • Cumin Seeds (1/4 tsp) /for tempering
  • Ginger Paste (1 tbsp)
  • Garlic Paste (1 tbsp)
  • Cumin Powder (1 tsp)
  • Red Chilli Powder (1 tsp)
  • Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder 91 tsp)
  • Turmeric Powder (1 tsp + 1/2 tsp)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Sugar (1 tsp)
  • Coriander Leaves (1 tbsp) /finely chopped
  • Whole Green Chilli (2)
  • Water (1 cup)

Images :

Boil and marinate eggs with salt and turmeric powder


Fry them until become deep brown in colour


Drain oil and keep them aside


Add some more oil and add whole garam masala, bay leaf and cumin seeds


Add sliced onion and cook until caramelized


Add garlic and ginger paste


Add chopped tomatoes


Add all the dry spices


Start braising the gravy on high flame


Braise until the gravy ooze out oil, it will take around 15 minutes


Add 1 cup water


Cover the lead and cook for 10 minutes


Open the lead, add fried eggs and chopped coriander leaves


Add green chilli and cook the gravy until become thick


Switch off the flame

IMG_8163edTips :

  • The eggs should be boiled hard.
  • Cut 3-4 slits on the surface of the boiled eggs before marinating them.
  • Serve with steamed rice or roti.

You can also search for more Egg Recipes like Dimer Dalna, Egg do Pyaza, Egg Poach in Gravy, Egg Omelette Curry.

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2 Replies to “Dim Kosha – Egg Curry”

  1. Sunil Jadhav says:

    First snap of egg curry turn mind to read recipe, After read the recipe want make as early as possible. It will Yummy experience.

  2. Shifa Suhail says:

    Ur recipes r simple and nice.

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