Egg Bhurji - Mumbai street style
Egg bhurji is the Indian version of scrambled eggs. A quick dish with minimal ingredients that are with onion, tomato, green chilies and, few spices. This street-style recipe has few spices which are usually not added at home.
- 1 tbspn Oil
- 3 Eggs
- 1 medium Onion finely chopped
- 1 medium Tomato finely chopped
- 2-3 Green chilies adjust as per taste
- 1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste optional
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
- 1 tsp Red chili powder
- 1 tsp Garam masala powder
- 1 tsp Butter
- Salt to taste
- Coriander leaves
Break eggs in a bowl, add a pinch of salt, and whisk for about a minute. Keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan. When hot, add chopped onions and saute till translucent.
Add ginger-garlic paste and green chillies. Saute for few seconds until the raw smell goes away.
Add chopped tomato and saute till they turn soft.
Next, add salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and garam masala. Cook for a minute or less. Make sure masalas do no burn.
Add the whisked eggs and stir to combine well with the onion-tomato masala. Cook till the eggs are just set.
Add butter and mix well.
Turn off the heat and add finely chopped coriander leaves. Enjoy hot.
The street style is a spicy dish as green chilies and other spices are added. Adjust the spice level according to your taste.
Can try with pav bhaji masala and kitchen king masala for a difference in flavors.
Do not overcook the bhurji, the texture of scrambled eggs will be dry and rubbery.