Egg Bhurji

Caregory : Breakfast Recipes

Plain scrambled eggs are transformed into this vibrant eggs bhurji breakfast flavored with onions, chiles, ginger, tomatoes, and spices. A squeeze of lemon juice and a sprinkling of cilantro add a final dose of brightness. It's delicious enjoyed with roti or paratha, or served with toast.


    • 2 tablespoons ghee or butter

    • ½ cup chopped onion

    • 2 teaspoons 1finely chopped green chile

    • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger

    • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic

    • ½ cup chopped tomatoes

    • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

    • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric powder

    • ½ teaspoon garam masala

    • ½ teaspoon kashmiri chile powder or other red chile powder

    • Kosher salt to taste

    • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten

    • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, for serving


    1. In a medium skillet, heat the ghee over medium. Add the onion, chile, ginger, and garlic and cook, stirring often, until the onions are translucent, about 4 minutes. Add the tomatoes and spices and cook, stirring often, until the spices are toasted and the tomatoes soften, 2 to 3 minutes.

    2. Add the eggs. Stir until the eggs are softly scrambled, about 2 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice and serve right away, garnished with the chopped cilantro.