Poached Egg Masala

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Poached Egg Masala


Poached egg is a preparation in which the egg white solidifies and the egg yolk remains soft inside. I have made a spicy creamy gravy to which the egg is dropped and poached. Its a yummy side dish to be served with rice , rotis or bread.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 2
  • 1 nos onion: large finely chopped

  • 1 nos tomato:finely chopped

  • 2 nos green chili:finely chopped

  • 1 tsp ginger garlic: crushed

  • 2 nos eggs

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1 tsp red chili powder

  • 1 tsp kashmiri chili powder

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 tsp garam masala powder

  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves,finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Heat oil in a kadai, add cumin seeds , let it splutter.
  • Add onions and saute till it becomes translucent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes off.
  • Add tomatoes and saute till it becomes soft and mushy and oil starts leaving from sides.
  • Add all dry spice powders and salt , sprinkle little water and mix all the masalas well.
  • Add tomato ketchup and mix well.
  • Now drop in two eggs into the prepared masla, cover and cook for 5 mins.
  • Open the lid just give a minimal toss. Garnish it with coriander leaves.