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How to Make Egg Bhurji

Egg Recipes: How to Make Egg Bhurji| Egg Burji Bombay|Mumbai Style

Mumbai Style Egg Bhurji (Indian Style Scrambled Eggs)

Egg Bhurji 

Sunday ho Monday; Roz khao Ande had been a line from a popular ditty of an ad that was advocating the consumption of Egg. Indeed! Eggs are the cheapest source for getting high quality protein. The egg whites are rich in selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper. Egg yolk contains cholesterol, fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K and lecithin.

The popularity of eggs are well deserved.

Eggs are considered to be the ‘Complete’ source of protein as they contain all the 9 essential amino acids our body needs

. Doctors recommend regular or even daily consumption of egg especially for kids as it helps in achieving healthy height.

But even if eggs are healthy and nutritious, you seriously will begin to gag if you are forced to eat the same thing everyday. So we constantly reinvent egg into various dishes and one of them is the easy to make egg bhurji.

Today I am going to give you the recipe for Mumbai style egg bhurji.

Ingredients for Egg Bhurji:

Eggs – 4

Onion – 2 (medium sized)

Tomato – 2 (firm ones)

Green Chilli – 3 nos

Capsicum – 1

Ginger – 1 – 2 tsp (grated)

Coriander leaves – 1/4 cup for garnish

Oil – 2 tsp or more

Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp

Cummin – 1 tsp (less if you don’t like the flavor)

Red Chilli Powder – 1/4 tsp

Salt – acc to taste

Butter – 2 spoon

Pav Bhaji Masala

Hing – a pinch


Take a bowl, Break the eggs. Beat them until frothy.

2.  Heat a wok. Add oil and heat it.

3. Add cummin seeds. When it starts spluttering add chopped onion, green chillies and fry in medium heat.

4. When onion turns translucent, add capsicum, half of coriander leaves. Continue frying for 3-4 minutes.

5. Add chopped tomatoes. Fry until tomatoes turn soft.

6. Add 1 tsp butter, pav bhaji masala, chilli powder, salt and turmeric powder. Mix until well blended.

7. When the veggies are done, add the beaten eggs and the remaining coriander leaves. Mix well and let the eggs cook.

8. Add 1 spoon butter, stir and  mix before removing from the fire.

Serve hot.

(Also Read: South Indian Mutton Curry Recipe)

Note: You can turn this dish more nutritious by adding veggies such as beans, carrots, peas. Just remember to pre-boil the veggies before adding them to the mix.

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