Easy Eggs Makhani

Hard-boiled eggs provide a tasty shortcut in this speedy yet satisfying weeknight curry / butter masala sauce..

  • Prep time: 40 min
  • Makes: 2 to 4
  • Cook time: 20 min

Nutritional Information

1/4 recipe, curry only

  • Calories 260
  • Potassium* 550 mg
  • Saturated Fat 6 g
  • Fat 17 g
  • Cholesterol 280 mg
  • Carbohydrates 16 g
  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 13 g
  • Sodium 540 mg
*Some ingredients used in the analysis do not provide potassium information, so the potassium mg per serving may be undervalued


1/3 cup / 75 ml
raw cashews
2 tbsp / 30 ml
butter or ghee
small onion, finely chopped
large cloves of garlic, minced
1 tbsp / 15 ml
grated fresh ginger
1 tsp / 5 ml
garam masala
1 tsp / 5 ml
1/2 tsp / 2 ml
1/2 tsp / 2 ml
1 pinch
cayenne pepper (or more to taste)
1 can / 398 ml
crushed tomatoes
1 pouch / 264 g
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Chopped fresh cilantro
Cooked basmati rice, peas and warm naan (optional)


  1. Soak cashews in 1 cup/250 ml boiling water for 30 minutes. Drain cashews; transfer to a blender and blend with 1/4 cup/50 ml fresh cold water until creamy.

  2. Heat butter in a large skillet set over medium heat. Add onion; cook for 5 minutes or until golden. Stir in garlic, ginger, garam masala, paprika, turmeric, salt and cayenne pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, for 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Add tomatoes and the cashew cream; simmer, stirring often for 8 minutes or until thickened.

  4. Add eggs, spooning sauce over top. Cover and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or just until warmed through. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with rice, peas and warm naan (if desired).


  1. Cashew cream can be made ahead and reserved in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

  2. For a nut-free option, replace cashew cream with 1/3 cup/75 ml 35% whipping cream.

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