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Egg Ghee Roast

This Egg Ghee Roast is a delicious recipe. Pair it with dosas, rice or parathas.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian Cuisine
Keyword: Egg Ghee Roast, Egg Roast, Indian dishes
Servings: 2
Author: Gayatri Singh


For masala powder:

  • 1 tbsp black peppercorns
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 small mace
  • 2 each stone flowers and bay leaves

For the dish:

  • 4 eggs hard-boiled
  • 3 small onions sliced
  • 6 cloves garlic crushed and chopped
  • 1 inch ginger crushed
  • 2 green chillies
  • 2 tomatoes blanched and pureed
  • 2 fresh or dried bay leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • A few cardamoms, black peppercorns and clove
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp or to taste red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp golden ghee
  • salt to taste
  • coriander for garnishing


  • Roast all the spices and make a fine powder, keep it aside.
  • In a pot add in the ghee and all the whole spices and let them splutter for 20-30 seconds. Tip in the onion, add some salt and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add in the chilli, garlic and curry leaves and cook for 7-8 minutes till the onion is golden brown.
  • Add in the ginger, turmeric and red chilli powder. Mix it well and add in the tomato puree. Mix it well and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Add in the ghee roast masala and continue to cook for another 3-4 minutes or till the oil starts to release.
  • Add in the eggs and 1/2 cup water and mix it well. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes on medium flame.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot.