How to Make Andhra Egg Pulusu - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Andhra Egg Pulusu

This traditional Andhra recipe is nothing but an egg stew made without the use of tomatoes. Many might not have even heard about this easy awesome dish. Egg pulusu comes to a mom’s rescue when she doesn’t have either the time or the patience to cook an elaborate meal. It has a typical hot and tangy taste that goes well with steamed white rice. Drumsticks or potatoes can also be added to make the pulusu more interesting.

Serves  Preparation Time Cooking Time
2 People  40-45 Minutes  25-30 Minutes


For Seasoning

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp chana dal
  • ½ tsp urad dal
  • ¼ tsp mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • A pinch of hing
  • 2 red chillies
  • A few curry leaves

For The Curry

  • 2 eggs, hard boiled
  • 3 onions, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli, slit into half vertically
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tamarind pieces, soaked in water for 10 mins and squeezed to get the pulp
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp sugar


Step 1

Take a saucepan and keep it on medium flame. After its hot, add oil and all the ingredients mentioned under ‘for seasoning’ one after the other in the given sequence.

Step 2

Next, add green chilli and onions and sauté it well for 2 – 3 mins. Cook till the onions become translucent and then add salt

Step 3

Once the onions are done, add tamarind juice and let it boil for 10 mins.

Step 4

Add chilli powder, sugar and check the taste.

Step 5

Adjust the seasonings according to your taste and add the hard boiled eggs. Let the whole thing cook for few more mins.

Step 6

Egg pulusu is ready to be served hot with steamed rice or roti.

Nutritional Information

Calories  263 K cal
Proteins 11.8 g
 Fats  12.2 g
Carbohydrates  27.6 g
Cholesterol  164 mg
Sodium 157 mg
Potassium 343 mg


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