Golden Egg Curry/Burmese Sour Duck Egg Curry
Golden egg curry is a Burmese recipe. Fried eggs is served along with a delicious spicy, sour, tomato curry sauce. The frying part is important as it gives it a beautiful golden crust. The recipe is adapted from here.
Chopped onion- 2 medium
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
Shrimp paste- 1 tsp (optional)
Fish sauce- 1 tsp
Tamarind pulp- 2 tsp
Sugar- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Green chilly- 2
(or paprika according to spice tolerance)
Salt to taste
Cilantro for garnish
Boil eggs and then transfer into cold water. When it cools down completely peel and keep aside.
Make a puree of tomatoes and set aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add turmeric powder and the eggs. Toast it for 2-3 minutes till egg turns golden and slightly crispy in the outside. Remove the eggs from the pan . Into the same oil add sliced onion, ginger garlic paste and salt . Saute till onion turns soft and caramelized.
Add tomato puree and cook for 3-4 minutes. Now add shrimp paste, fish sauce, chilly powder, green chilly and salt according to taste. Mix well. Add enough water and simmer till the gravy thickens. Now add the eggs, tamarind pulp and sugar and simmer for two more minutes or till the gravy attains desired consistency. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with bread.
Hope you will all enjoy!