Egg and Watercress Curry

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
30 Minute Mowgli: Fast Easy Indian from the Mowgli Home Kitchen

By Nisha Katona

Published 2021

  • About

Egg curry is very popular in India and every family has their own recipe. I love to give mine a real wake-up call with the addition of fiery English mustard and peppery watercress. The resulting combination of flavours performs a lively dance across your tongue that I can’t get enough of.


  • 8 eggs
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds


  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil over a high heat, then reduce the heat to a lively simmer. Carefully add the eggs to the pan and leave to boil for 8 minutes, then drain through a colander and run under cold water until cool enough to peel.
  2. While the eggs are boiling, heat 2 t