Let's Dish: Akuri Indian Eggs

April 12, 2014

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Recipe for Akuri Indian Eggs

Difficulty: Easy
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Serves: 3


2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 heaping cup finely diced onions
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 Serrano chile, halved, seeds and veins removed, very thinly sliced
1 large tomato, halved, seeded, and diced
¼ teaspoon turmeric
¼ teaspoon garam masala
¼ teaspoon paprika
¼ teaspoon hot Hungarian paprika
¼ teaspoon salt
6 large eggs, beaten
2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro


1. In a medium sauté pan over moderate heat, sauté onions and cumin in oil. Cook until the onions are softened.

2. Add Serrano chile and continue to cook for 2 more minutes.

3. Add tomato, turmeric, garam masala, paprika, hot Hungarian paprika, and salt. Cook for 4 more minutes.

4. Add eggs and cook, stirring periodically, until the eggs solidify without becoming dry.

5. Stir in cilantro and serve with hot toast.

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