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Chilli Egg

Chilli Egg is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Side Dish
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Technique :
Deep Fry
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Serves 2


6 - hard-boiled eggs, peeled

5 - green chillies, slit

1/4 tsp - Red Chilli powder

1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder

1 tbsp - Soy sauce

1 tsp - Garlic paste

1 tsp - Ginger paste

1/8 tsp - pepper powder

2 tbsp - finely chopped Onion

3 tbsp - finely chopped Tomatoes

Salt as per taste

Oil for frying


  1. Deep fry the peeled eggs till golden.
  2. Drain and keep aside.
  3. In a wok, heat 2 tbsp of oil.
  4. Fry onions till golden brown.
  5. Add tomatoes and ginger-garlic paste and simmer for 2 minutes.
  6. Add chillies, red chilli powder, turmeric, and pepper powder.
  7. Add soy sauce, and salt, and simmer for a minute.
  8. Add 1/2 cup of water and let it boil till the gravy thickens.
  9. Add egg and coat in the gravy.
  10. Cook for 5 minutes.
  11. Serve with toasted bread.


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