How to make Poached Eggs With Chickpeas -

Eggs poached on a bed of spicy chickpea mixture in the oven.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Chickpeas (kabuli chana) (काबुली चना)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Egg

For more recipes related to Poached Eggs With Chickpeas checkout Kolhapuri Egg Curry, Omelette Curry, Egg Macho, Kodi Guddu Pulusu . You can also find more Main Course Egg recipes like Cheesy Egg Bhurji Egg Pepper Masala Anda Karela Ghotala Thool Zamboor

Poached Eggs With Chickpeas

Poached Eggs With Chickpeas 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 : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Poached Eggs With Chickpeas Recipe

  • Eggs 4

  • Chickpeas (kabuli chana) soaked and boiled 1/2 cup

  • Tomato 1 medium

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Pickled jalapeno peppers sliced 1 small

  • Tomato puree 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Crushed red chillies 1/4 teaspoon

  • Parsley chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 50 grams


Step 1

Puree tomato. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add onion, garlic, pickled jalapeno, tomato puree and saute till fragrant.

Step 2

Add chane, add readymade tomato puree and mix. Preheat oven to 200° C. Add salt, cumin powder, red chilli powder, crushed red chillies and 1 tsp parsley and mix well.

Step 3

Transfer into a baking dish. Crumble paneer and sprinkle on top the chana mixture.

Step 4

Break eggs one by one, and put on top keeping a little distance between each. Sprinkle remaining parsley. Bake in the preheated oven till egg whites get set but yolks remain runny.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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