Indian Style Scrambled Eggs

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  • Serves


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    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in
Chilli & Mint: Indian Home Cooking from A British Kitchen

By Torie True

Published 2021

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Elevate your scrambled eggs by giving them an Indian twist that will have you hooked from the first spoonful. The trick is not to overcook the eggs; fold them gently with a spatula and keep the heat low once the eggs are in the pan. They work well with regular toast but are great with any fresh or leftover naan.


  • 2 tbsp vegetable or rapeseed oil
  • ½ small red onion, finely diced
  • 1


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan and when hot, add the onion and green chilli. Keep the pan on a medium heat at this stage.
  2. After 3-4 minutes, add the tomatoes and cook for a further 2 minutes so they begin to soften. Stir in the ground turmeric and Kashmiri chilli powder until well mixed.
  3. Add the whisked eggs and turn the heat down slightly. They should