- Remove shells from boiled eggs. Cut a shallow slit into each egg deep enough to reach the yolk, being careful not to cut through yoke or cut egg in half. Cover and set aside.
- Place dried shrimp in hot water, making sure all shrimp are covered with water. Set aside for 10 minutes.
- Heat oil in pan over medium heat. Add cinnamon sticks and fry for 4 minutes. Add remaining spices. Sauté 3−4 minutes. Add ginger and garlic paste. Sauté 2 minutes. Add onion. Sauté 10 minutes. Add green chilies. Sauté 4 minutes.
- Turn heat to low, add tomato, and simmer for 10 minutes. Add shrimp with its water and simmer for 5 minutes. Add boiled eggs. Coat eggs well with mixture. Remove cinnamon sticks and discard. Simmer on low for 5 minutes. Let sit 10 minutes covered and then serve.