How to make Cheesy Scotch Eggs -

Hard boiled eggs covered with a cheesey potato mixture, rolled in breadcrumbs and deep fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Cheesy Scotch Eggs

Cheesy 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 : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheesy Scotch Eggs Recipe

  • Eggs 5

  • Potatoes boiled and mashed 6 medium

  • Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons

  • Cheese grated 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Bread crumbs dried to coat

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Boil three cups of water. Gently slide in four eggs and continue to boil for ten minutes. Drain, cool and shell. Take mashed potatoes in a bowl.

Step 2

Add Worcestershire sauce, pepper powder, refined flour, fresh cream, grated cheese and salt and mix into a soft dough. Divide the dough into four equal portions.

Step 3

Take a portion of the dough and spread on your palms. Place an egg in the center and cover it on all sides with the dough. Beat the remaining egg well.

Step 4

Dip the prepared Scotch egg in it. Roll it in dried breadcrumbs. Repeat this process once more and gently shape it between two palms to resemble an egg.

Step 5

Similarly prepare the remaining eggs. Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan. When it is hot, slowly slide in the prepared eggs.

Step 6

Gently turn them in the hot oil till they are browned to a golden brown on all sides.

Step 7

Drain onto an absorbent paper and serve hot with a sauce of your choice.

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