How to make Indian Scotch Eggs -

The mutton mince covering of the eggs is mixed with Indian masalas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Mutton mince (keema) (मटन का कीमा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Indian Scotch Eggs

Indian Scotch Eggs Recipe Card


Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Indian Scotch Eggs Recipe

  • Eggs hardboiled 4

  • Mutton mince (keema) 200 grams

  • Oil 1 tablespo + to deep fry

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder ½ teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Bread crumbs dried ½ cup

  • Refined flour (maida) ½ cup

  • Egg 1

  • Chutney mayonnaise to sprinkle

  • Fresh mint leaves for garnishing


Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté till translucent. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 2

Add salt, mix and cook for 1 minute. Add chilli powder and garam masala powder, mix and cook for 1 minute or till the oil is separated. Remove from heat and cool.

Step 3

Take mutton mince in a bowl. Add salt, coriander leaves and onion mixture and mix well.

Step 4

Spread breadcrumbs and flour on different plates. Break an egg in a bowl, add salt and beat well.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 6

Divide the mutton mixture into 4 equal portions. Take each portion, flatten it on your palm, place one hardboiled egg and cover with mutton mixture.

Step 7

Dust the eggs with flour and dip in beaten egg. Coat them with breadcrumbs.

Step 8

Deep-fry the eggs in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 9

Halve the Scotch eggs, place them on a serving plate and drizzle some chutney mayo on top.

Step 10

Serve hot garnished with fresh mint leaves.

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