Egg Butter Masala

Egg Butter Masala

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 259 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Egg Butter Masala is a rich and delicious recipe in which boiled and fried eggs are simmered in a buttery tomato based gravy.



  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup Onion Chopped
  • 1 cup Tomato chopped
  • 15-18 Cashew nuts Soaked in hot water for 30 minutes
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Fresh cream
  • 1 Tsp Kasuri methi
  • 5-6 Eggs
  • Oil for frying eggs


  1. Heat 3 tbsp butter in a pan.

  2. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for a few seconds.
  3. Add onion and fry till they turn translucent.
  4. Now add tomatoes and fry for 2-3 minutes.

  5. Cool the mixture.
  6. Grind into a smooth paste along with cashew nuts.
  7. Heat 1 tbsp butter in a pan.
  8. Add the ground masala along with Kashmiri red chili powder, garam masala and salt.
  9. Add a cup of water and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  10. Now add fresh cream and cook for a minute.

  11. Mean while, boil the eggs until they are hard boiled.
  12. Peel the eggs and prick them using a tooth pick.
  13. Heat oil to fry eggs in a frying pan.
  14. Fry the eggs till golden brown from all the sides.
  15. Add the fried eggs in the gravy and cook for a minute.
  16. Add kasuri methi and mix well.
  17. Serve hot with Naan, Laccha Paratha or any other Indian bread.
Nutrition Facts
Egg Butter Masala
Amount Per Serving
Calories 259 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 245mg82%
Sodium 209mg9%
Potassium 256mg7%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1475IU30%
Vitamin C 6.6mg8%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.