Hard-Boiled Egg Burji

"Taking the spicy Indian Egg Burji and preparing with hard-boiled eggs to add an extra layer of creaminess and texture in this classic Indian brunch and street food!"
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Prep time 15mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 9 Eggs, hard boiled and peeled
  • 4 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 Red Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tomato, finely diced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Grated Ginger,
  • 2 finely chopped Thai Green Chilies (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dhaniya Jeera
  • 1 teaspoon Salt (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper (to taste)


  • Step 1

    Over medium heat, melt 2 tbsp of Butter in a pan. Stir in chopped Red Onion, and cook until translucent.

  • Step 2

    Mix in Turmeric Powder, Red Chili Powder, Dhaniya Jeera Powder, Salt, and Ground Black Pepper. If you have an Egg Burji Masala from your pantry, feel free to add in a tablespoon of it too! Cook for 1-2 minutes.

  • Step 3

    On low heat, Stir in Tomatoes, and cook for 2-3 minutes for juices to release.

  • Step 4

    Mix in Garlic, Ginger, and Thai Green Chili Peppers, and remaining 2 tbsp. of Butter.

  • Step 5

    Using a large grater, grate 7 Hard-Boiled Eggs into the pan. Gently mix it through with all other pan ingredients.

  • Step 6

    Dice remaining 2 Hard-Boiled Eggs and add to pan. Gently mix.

  • Step 7

    Serve with toast. Enjoy!

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