Indian Scotch Eggs

The mutton mince covering of the eggs is mixed with Indian masalas. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Indian Scotch Eggs
Main Ingredients Eggs, Mutton mince (keema)
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Indian Scotch Eggs

  • 4 Eggs hardboiled
  • 200 grams Mutton mince (keema)
  • 1 tablespo + to deep fry Oil
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • ½ cup Bread crumbs dried
  • ½ cup Refined flour (maida)
  • 1 Egg
  • to sprinkle Chutney mayonnaise
  • for garnishing Fresh mint leaves


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté till translucent. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 30 seconds.
  2. Add salt, mix and cook for 1 minute. Add chilli powder and garam masala powder, mix and cook for 1 minute or till the oil is separated. Remove from heat and cool.
  3. Take mutton mince in a bowl. Add salt, coriander leaves and onion mixture and mix well.
  4. Spread breadcrumbs and flour on different plates. Break an egg in a bowl, add salt and beat well.
  5. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  6. Divide the mutton mixture into 4 equal portions. Take each portion, flatten it on your palm, place one hardboiled egg and cover with mutton mixture.
  7. Dust the eggs with flour and dip in beaten egg. Coat them with breadcrumbs.
  8. Deep-fry the eggs in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  9. Halve the Scotch eggs, place them on a serving plate and drizzle some chutney mayo on top.
  10. Serve hot garnished with fresh mint leaves.