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Indian Masala Scrambled Egg

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Serves 3

The Parsi Akuri (pronounced as 'a kooree') is a delicious breakfast dish made with eggs!

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  • 6 Eggs
  • 2 Onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp Ghee / Butter / Oil
  • 1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 Tomatoes medium size, finely diced
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Parsi Dhana Jeera powder
  • 3 Green Chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Salt to taste


    1. Heat a little ghee / butter / oil in a sauce pan over medium flame / heat and fry the finely chopped onions until light brown. Add the ginger garlic paste, salt, red chilly powder, turmeric powder, parsi dhana jeera powder, cumin seeds, green chillies, sugar and stir fry for about a minute.
    2. In a bowl, beat the 3 eggs till the yolk and white are nicely blended.
    3. Add the remainder of the Ghee / Butter / Oil in the saucepan in which the onions have been fried and stir in the egg mixture and chopped coriander leaves till all the ingredients are well blended.
    4. Continue stirring the entire mixture, on a low flame, so that it doesnot settle on the base / sides of the saucepan. Keep cooking till the eggs have just thickened and are moist and soft.
    5. Serve hot with fresh bread rolls / toast.

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27th Jan, 2012
even better with button mushrooms and finished off with fresh parsley, i use fresh ginger and garlic instead of pastes, the flavour is so much better, 1 of my all time favourites!
29th May, 2011
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