Devil Egg/ Egg Chop Recipe | Breakfast Care

Devil Egg aka Egg Chop  is a popular Bengali snack. It's delicious and healthy snack people usually have in the evening. It's famous in the streets of Kolkata.

  • 6 eggs
  • 3 potatoes, boiled
  • 3 tablespoon breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoon cornflower
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 green chilli, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1-2 bay leaf
  • A handful of fresh chives, chopped
  • Salt, as per taste

  1. In a bowl take boiled potato and add garam masala, salt,and chopped green chili.

  2. Mix and mash very well and keep aside.

  3. Heat oil in a pan

  4. Once hot, add chopped onion to it and saute for few seconds.

  5. Add ginger-garlic paste , salt, and cumin powder to it. Fry masala properly and add mashed potato mix.

  6. Cook potato mix until moisture reduces or chop will absorb excess oil. Once frying is done take out potato mixture into a bowl and keep aside.

  7. In a bowl take 1 egg white and yellow. Add 2 teaspoon of cornflour, a pinch of salt and pinch of black pepper to it. Mix all ingredients very well. Egg-cornflour mixture is ready.

  8. Take 3 tablespoon of breadcrumb to coat devil eggs.

  9. Take boiled eggs and slit it to avoid bursting of the egg during frying.

  10. Take a small portion of Potato mixture and flatten it. In the middle put a boiled egg and cover it to shape egg chop or egg cutlet.

  11. Dip Cutlet into egg-cornflour Mixture and coat it properly. Immediately coat the same chop with breadcrumb. Repeat the same procedure to prepare all egg chops.

  12. Once all egg chops are ready, refrigerate it for approx 30 min. Don't skip this step to get light and crispy devil egg.

  13. After 30 min, heat medium hot oil and fry egg chops very carefully.

  14. Flip and fry evenly from all sides.

  15. Serve hot with tomato ketchup or any dip of your choice.

  16. Enjoy!

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