How to make Red Onion Boiled Eggs -

Eggs boiled with red onion peels are great as garnish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Red Onion Peels, Eggs (अंडे)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Red Onion Boiled Eggs

Red Onion Boiled Eggs Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Red Onion Boiled Eggs Recipe

  • Red Onion Peels

  • Eggs 6

  • Sea salt 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 3 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat a deep pan. Keep a thick layer of onion peels at the base and sprinkle ½ tbsp sea salt over them.

Step 2

Keep eggs over and cover with them with another thick layer of onion peels. Sprinkle remaining sea salt over this layer.

Step 3

Drizzle oil and pour water sufficient to rise a little above the layers in the pan.

Step 4

When the water starts boiling, reduce heat to low and simmer for 3-4 hours.

Step 5

Check in between to see if there is sufficient water in the pan. If the water level goes down, add more water so that the eggs do not burn.

Step 6

Remove the eggs from the pan and cool. Peel and cut into any shape you desire and use for garnishing.

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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.