How to make Masala Scotch Eggs -

These scotch eggs have spicy potato covering.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Potato (आलू)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Masala Scotch Eggs

Masala Scotch Eggs Recipe Card


Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Masala Scotch Eggs Recipe

  • Eggs hard boiled and peeled 2

  • Potato 2

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 3 medium

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder a pinch

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard oil 2 tablespoons

  • Grated cheese 1 tablespoon

  • Dry brown breadcrumbs for coating

  • Oil for deep-frying


Step 1

Place potatoes in a bowl. Add onion, green chilli, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, chaat masala, mustard oil and cheese and mix well.

Step 2

Break eggs into another bowl and whisk thoroughly. Spread breadcrumbs on a plate.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan.

Step 4

Coat the boiled eggs with the potato mixture. Then dip each egg in the whisked egg and roll in breadcrumbs. Repeat this process once more and gently shape it between palms to resemble an egg.

Step 5

Gently slide the coated eggs in hot oil and deep fry till evenly golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.