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Egg Pulusu Recipe Andhra Style | Kodi Guddu Pulusu
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Egg pulusu, also known as  kodi kuddu, is a delicious tangy gravy made with simmered boiled eggs with tamarind. 'Pulusu' is a very popular Telugu cuisine food. Pulusu uses tamarind as its base ingredient and that is why it tastes tangy.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 219 kcal
  • Small lemon sized ball of tamarind
  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 medium size onions  finely chopped
  • 2 vertically slit green chillies
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves
  • salt - as per taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder optional
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder haldi
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder dhaniya
  • 1 teaspoon jaggery
  • 5 boiled eggs
  • 1 cup of water or as required
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped
  1. Pre soak tamarind in water. If not follow below instructions.
  2. Add tamarind in microwave safe bowl with water just to cover it.
  3. Microwave for 2 minutes on 50 % power. Take it out, leave to get it cool down.
  4. Mash it with fingers and strain out the pulp. Keep it aside.
  5. Place a deep pan or a wok on medium heat.
  6. Add oil to heat up. Add in mustard seeds.
  7. Let them splutter then add cumin seeds.
  8. After few seconds, add onions, green chilli and curry leaves, saute till onions becomes translucent.
  9. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Saute it for few seconds.
  10. Add jaggery and tamarind pulp prepared in step 1. Mix it and add water. Add salt.
  11. Let it come to a boil and then simmer it for 6-7 minutes. Add chopped coriander leaves.
  12. Serve it hot with hot chapati and rice.