Egg Pepper Masala

Crushed peppercorns add a delightful zing to this egg curry This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Egg Pepper Masala

Main Ingredients Eggs, Crushed black peppercorns
Cuisine Kerala,Indian
Course Main Course Egg
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Egg Pepper Masala

  • 4 Eggs hard boiled, peeled and halved
  • 1 tablespoon Crushed black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • 1-2 Green chillies slit
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • 1 Medium onion sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup Tomato puree
  • to taste Salt
  • to garnish Fresh coriander sprigs


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add fennel seeds and coriander seeds, mix and sauté well.
  2. Add green chillies and curry leaves, mix and sauté till leaves crackle. Add onion, mix and sauté till translucent.
  3. Add chilli powder, turmeric powder and crushed peppercorns and mix well. Add tomato puree, mix and cook for a minute.
  4. Add salt and mix. Add eggs, mix lightly and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.