Egg Bhurji Pav – Mumbai style

When I was in Bombay (I know it is Mumbai now but I still like to call it Bombay ;)) Egg Bhruji was my favorite street food. Once in a week I would go to my regular eating joint to relish the spicy egg bhurji served with butter coated pav ( Indian buns or bread) with a golden glaze on top!

I tried to recreate the dish in my kitchen many times but I still could not get the same taste, I so relished in Bombay. Nevertheless, whenever I crave for egg bhurji, I make it and remember my good old days.

Sharing the recipe below.

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Ingredients:

  • Eggs 2 nos.
  • Pav or Indian buns 4
  • Green chilies 2
  • Turmeric powder 1 tea spoon
  • Red chili powder 1 tea spoon
  • Garam masala 1 tea spoon
  • Onion 1 medium size
  • Tomato 1 medium size
  • Capsicum 1 table spoon (Chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • Butter 2 table spoon
  • Oil 1 table spoon
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing

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Method:

Whisk the eggs in a bowl and keep it aside.

Chop onion, tomato, green chilies. Add the already chopped capsicum to the mix.

In a pan, heat oil and saute all the chopped vegetables.

Add salt (as per the taste), red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and mix all the vegetables till all the spices coat them well.

After the masala separating from the oil, add the whisked eggs into the pan.

Scramble the egg along with the mixture.

Before serving:

In a pan, heat butter and fry the pav on both sides.

Garnish the egg bhurji with finely chopped coriander leaves.

Serve the egg bhurji with the butter-fried pav and enjoy!
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