Healthy Dimer Chop - SK Khazana

These are Bengali style scotch eggs made healthier This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Healthy Dimer Chop - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Eggs, Medium potatoes
Cuisine Bengali
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 41-50 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Healthy Dimer Chop - SK Khazana

  • 4 Eggs hard boiled, cooled and peeled
  • 4 Medium potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 1 tablespo Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 Green chilli finely chopped
  • 1 Medium onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 2 Eggs
  • for coating Dried breadcrumbs


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  2. Add green chilli and onion, mix and sauté till onions turn translucent. Add chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, cumin powder and coriander powder, mix well and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add 1 tbsp water and mix. Add potatoes and salt and mix well and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add coriander leaves and mix well. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  5. Break two eggs, separate the yolks from the whites and keep in two separate bowls. Add 2 tbsps water and salt to the egg whites and beat well.
  6. Pre-heat air-fryer at 180º C. Take breadcrumbs in another bowl.
  7. Divide the potato mixture into 4 equal portions. Spread each portion in your palm, keep an egg in the centre and wrap the potato mixture around it so that it is completely covered.
  8. Dip the eggs in egg white and roll in breadcrumbs so that they are completely covered.
  9. Place chops in the air-fryer basket, brush some oil over the eggs, fit the basket into the air-fryer. Increase the temperature to 200º C and cook for 20 minutes. Or till golden brown and crisp on the outside.
  10. Transfer them onto a serving plate, halve them vertically and serve hot.