How to make How to Poach Eggs -

Poaching eggs is not as difficult as it may seem – just follow this recipe and get perfectly poached eggs

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : British

Course : Snacks and Starters

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How to Poach Eggs

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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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for How to Poach Eggs Recipe

  • Eggs 4

  • Salt to taste

  • Vinegar 2 teaspoons

  • English muffins 4

  • Black peppercorns to taste

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves to serve

  • Red cherry tomatoes halved and roasted to serve


Step 1

For each egg, heat sufficient water in a pan, add salt and ½ tsp vinegar and let the water come to a boil.

Step 2

Break one egg in a bowl. Stir the boiling water mixture, drop in the egg and poach for 3 minutes.

Step 3

Meanwhile halve the English muffins and place them on separate serving plates. Place the poached egg on the base half of a muffin, sprinkle some salt and crushed peppercorns on top. Similarly cook the remaining 3 eggs.

Step 4

Serve with few iceberg lettuce leaves and roasted cherry tomato halves.

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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.