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Achari Egg

Akum Raj Jamir
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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Achari Eggs, spicy yet full of flavor and aroma. This recipe combines hard boiled eggs with spices usually used to make Indian pickles. If you like spicy food then you would definitely love this one.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Frying
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. egg 3
  2. mustard Oil 3 tsp
  3. cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  4. fenugreek seeds 1/4 tsp
  5. fennel seeds 1/2 tsp
  6. Nigella seeds (kalonji) 1/2 tsp
  7. Thick curd 3 tsp
  8. green chillies 2 slit
  9. Red dry chilies 5 nos or as per your taste
  10. onion 1 finely chopped
  11. ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  12. tomato 1 finely chopped
  13. turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  14. red chilli powder 1 tsp
  15. coriander Powder 1/2 tsp
  16. water as required
  17. lemon juice 1 tsp
  18. salt to taste


  1. First hard boil the eggs, peel and keep aside.
  2. Take the Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds, Fenugreek seeds, Fennel seeds, Nigella seeds (Kalonji), dry red chillies and coarsely grind it.
  3. Take the eggs and make 3-4 slashes and add them in a bowl.
  4. Add the slit green chillies, curd, ground masalas, salt and marinate and keep aside while you prepare the other ingredients.
  5. In a pan heat the mustard oil.
  6. Add the chopped onion and fry until translucent.
  7. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
  8. Add the tomatoes and saute until it turns mushy.
  9. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander powder, mix well and cook for a couple of minutes till the oil leaves the sides of the pan.
  10. Add the marinated eggs, mix well gently without breaking the eggs and continue to cook on a medium heat for around 2-3 mins stirring in between occasionally.
  11. Add some water and bring to a boil, cover the pan and simmer on a low heat and cook for another 5-10 mins stirring occasionally.
  12. Switch off the heat, add the lemon juice, mix well. Serve hot.

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Veena Kaul
Veena Kaul   Oct-11-2016

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