Indian Style Scrambled Eggs (Anda Bhurji) 

Indian Style Scrambled Eggs (Anda Bhurji)

Anda bhurji is probably India's answer to the ever famous scrambled eggs. Sautéed onions and tomatoes combined with chillies and other spices make a delightful high protein breakfast with toast or a wholesome and delicious lunch or dinner with a parantha.

I have many memories of college days and early working days, standing at the roadside dhabha and eating a super spicy anda bhurji with tandoori rotis and washing it down with a garam chai, it is my toplist food in the list of comfort foods

The coconut milk addition is however a recent one, a fellow blogger and a friend told me about it sometime ago and since I have tried that I can't help but do it everytime.

Indian Style Scrambled Eggs (Anda Bhurji)Anda bhurji is probably India's answer to the ever famous scrambled eggs. Sautéed onions and tomatoes combined with chillies and other spices make a delightful high protein breakfast with toast or a wholesome and delicious lunch or dinner with a parantha. I have many memories of college days and ear...

Summary

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  • Coursemain course
  • Cuisineindian
  • Yield4 helpings 4 helping
  • Cooking Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time20 minutesPT0H20M

Ingredients

Large eggs
6
Large onions chopped
2
Large tomatoes chopped
3
Green chillies
4
Ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp
Jeera seeds
1 tsp
Ghee
2 tsps
Coriander leaves to garnish
Coconut milk (optional)
2 tsps
Salt
to taste

Steps

  1. In a cast iron skillet or another heavy bottom pan, heat ghee. Once the ghee is medium hot, add jeera seeds and saute till golden brown
  2. Add the onions and chopped green chillies and fry till the onions turn translucent.
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and tomatoes and fry further till tomatoes are cooked. This will take about 4-5 minutes.
  4. Whisk the 6 eggs together in a large bowl and add to the cooked tomatoes.
  5. Cook on low flame till the eggs are cook. Its important to cook on low flame for light and fluffy textured bhurji
  6. When the eggs are 80% add, stir in the coconut milk if using. This makes the bhurji a little more creamier.
  7. Once cooked, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot
    Indian Style Scrambled Eggs (Anda Bhurji)
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