Eggs Bhurji

My Dearest Komal, Anjli and Amar,

Another one of Sapnamasi’s recipes. Just up your sleeve Amar. Quick, easy and delicious. Also used to be a favourite of Neshmama’s many moons ago. Seeing all his food adventures during this Covid-19 era, perhaps he makes a mean ‘Egg Bhurji’ too. We satisfied Niki’s desires last time with the Chole recipe, this time it is Rhea’s turn. Egg Bhurji is her favourite. I have estimated this recipe to serve 4 people for a main meal.

Egg Bhurji (spiced scrambled eggs)

Course: Anytime
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Egg
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Author: Sapna Patel
A quick and spicy version of scrambled eggs.
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Equipment

  • A flat frying pan

Ingredients

  • 10 eggs whisk and set aside
  • 1 large tomato diced
  • 1 cup of cilantro chopped
  • 1 large onion thinly sliced in half moons.
  • ½ cup of oil
  • 5 whole black peppercorns
  • 1 green chili optional, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt to taste
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp of garam masala

Instructions

  • Heat oil, add peppercorns.
    Egg Bhurji Ingredients
  • Add sliced onions and cook until browned, stirring occasionally.
    Sliced Onions for Bhurji
  • Stir in salt, turmeric, chili powder, cumin powder, and coriander powder.
    With added masalas
  • Cook for a minute, keep stirring to avoid burning the spices.
  • Add in the whisked eggs
    Eggs added
  • Scramble continuously and cook until oil separates
  • Mix in the garam masala
    Egg bhurji with masala
  • Add diced tomatoes and ¾ of the chopped cilantro.
    With Tomatoes and cilantro
  • Cook for another 5-10 minutes, stirring constantly
  • Garnish with remaining cilantro.

Notes

In Sapnamasi’s home, the Bhurji is served with raita and sliced French or Italian bread.

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