Bengali Egg Curry

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    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
Chilli & Mint: Indian Home Cooking from A British Kitchen

By Torie True

Published 2021

  • About

When I visit relatives in Kolkata I’m often woken up by the egg and milk seller as he pushes his cart along the street outside. I rather like the way he calls up ‘dim’ (meaning egg) in a long harmonious “diiiiiimmmmm” sound followed by ‘dut’ (meaning milk), again a rather elongated “duuuuuuuuuut”. I became a huge fan of egg curry the first time I ate it and have cooked it regularly ever since. Typically, Bengalis would cook this dish with mustard oil, but if you find it hard to source, then