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Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Large potato

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Main Course Egg

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Dimer Dalna

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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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Dimer Dalna Recipe

  • Eggs hard boiled and peeled 4

  • Large potato boiled and peeled 1

  • Oil 5 tablespoons

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Cinnamon sticks 2 inch

  • Green cardamoms 3

  • Black peppercorns 4-5

  • Cloves 2-3

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Onion paste 1/2 cup

  • Cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red Chilli powder 1/2

  • Tomato puree 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 1 pinch

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2-3

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped to garnish


Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan and add 3 tbsps oil.

Step 2

Cut potato into 8 pieces, add to the pan and shallow-fry on high heat till golden brown.

Step 3

Meanwhile make small slits on the eggs without cutting through.

Step 4

Drain potato pieces into a bowl. Add eggs to the oil remaining in the pan, sprinkle a little salt and shallow-fry till golden brown. Drain into the same bowl.

Step 5

Heat remaining oil in the same pan, add bay leaves, cinnamon, green cardamoms, peppercorns and cloves, mix and sauté on medium heat till fragrant.

Step 6

Add cumin seeds, mix and sauté till their colour changes. Add ginger garlic paste, mix and sauté for 2 minutes or till raw smells disappear. Add onion paste, mix and saute on high heat for 2-3 minutes or till oil separates from mixture.

Step 7

Add cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and red chilli powder, mix well and saute on low heat for 2 minutes.

Step 8

Add tomato puree, mix well and saute till 2-3 minutes. Add ½ cup water and cook on medium heat for 2 minutes.

Step 9

Add salt and sugar, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes on medium heat. Add fried eggs and potatoes, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes or till the potatoes or eggs are fully cooked. Add green chillies and cook on high heat for 2 minutes.

Step 10

Transfer egg gravy into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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