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Egg Pulao


  • Basmati Rice- 2 cup measure or 350 gms
  • Boiled eggs- 6 nos.
  • Onions sliced- 3 medium
  • Fried onions Birista- 1 medium
  • Ginger Garlic paste- 2 tsp
  • Green Chillies slit- 4
  • Mint leaves- 1/2 cup
  • Coriander leaves chopped- 1/2 cup

Whole Spices:

  • Shahjeera caraway seeds – 1 tsp
  • Green Cardamom – 2
  • Cloves- 2
  • Cinnamon- 1
  • Star Anise- 1
  • Bay Leaf- 1

Other Ingredients:

  • Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder- 2 tsp
  • Cumin Powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder- 3/4 tsp
  • Salt- 2 tsp or to taste



  • Boil and shell the eggs. Now add 1 tbsp of oil in a wok or kadai and add the turmeric and red chilli powder on low heat. Give a stir and add the boiled eggs. Keep stirring and frying the eggs on low heat for 2 mins till the eggs are fried &  golden in colour.
  • Remove and set aside.
  • Wash and soak the basmati rice for 30 mins.
  • Slice 1 medium onion and fry in a kadai/wok till golden ( birista). Remove and set it aside.
  • Also slice the 3 medium onions, slit the green chillies, chop the coriander leaves and take out the mint leaves.


  • Heat oil in a pan and add the Shahjeera and the whole garam masalas. Give a stir and allow it to splutter.
  • Add the sliced onions and fry on medium heat for 12-13 mins till golden.
  • Now lower the heat and add the ginger garlic paste. Fry on low heat for 2 mins till raw smell is gone.
  • Now add the coriander powder and 2 tbsp water and fry on low heat for 2 mins.
  • Add the mint leaves and fry on medium heat for a minute.
  • Add 3 cup measure (600 ml water) , give a stir and allow it to come to a boil.
  • Add Salt, Cumin powder, Garam Masala Powder, chopped Coriander leaves and slit green chillies.
  • Once the water has come to a boil, add the drained basmati rice, mix well and cover & cook on medium heat for 4-5 mins till the water has nearly dried up.
  • Add the boiled & fried eggs and give a stir to mix everything.
  • Cover & cook again on low heat for another 5 mins.
  • Open the lid, give a mix and add the fried onions (birista). Continue to cook again on low heat for another 5 mins and then switch off.
  • Let it rest for 10 mins before opening the lid and giving a mix.
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