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Spicy Kohlapuri Egg Biryani

Jun 30, 2017







Get a taste of Kolhapur with this authentic egg biryani.


    6 boiled eggs
    3 cups rice soaked for 15 minutes.
    5 green cardamoms
    1 tsp saha jeera
    4 onions thinly sliced and fried till brown
    1/2 tsp saffron soaked in milk
    4 cloves
    1 bada Elaichi
    2 sticks of Dalchini
    1 bay leaf
    1 tbsp ginger garlic green chilli paste
    1 tsp chilli powder
    1 tbsp Kolhapuri masala
    1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    1/2 cup yogurt 
    Chopped mint
    2 tbsp Oil


1. Boil rice with green cardamom and half of saha jeera till the rice is almost done. Drain and keep aside.

2. In a pan take oil add all the masala fry for a minute. Add ginger garlic green chili paste, fry for a minute, add chilli powder, turmeric powder and Kolhapuri masala.

3. Fry and add yogurt, salt and mint leaves.

4. Cook for 2 minutes. Add boiled eggs, leave 2 for garnishing, add half of the fried onions and cook for a minute.

5. In a deep pan alternately layer the egg mixture and boiled rice. Garnish with remaining fried onions, mint and boiled eggs.

6. Cover the pan with aluminium foil, keep on a tawa and cook for 10 minutes on low flame.

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Roopa's biggest inspirations, apart from the women in her family are Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, and the late Tarla Dalal. She has cooked on several TV shows, food challenges and YouTube videos. Learn her recipes on Coastal Kitchen.

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