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Egg Tawa Pulao

Asha Jible
Want to try a lunch recipe with egg and leftover rice, try this one, you would love it. It is very easy and cooking would get over in 30mins and the result is awesome.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Lunch, Tiffin box recipes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • 2 Fully Boiled Eggs (Cut into halves)
  • 2 Eggs
  • cups Basmati rice (Already Cooked)
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup Onion For frying (finely chopped)
  • 2 medium Onions chopped
  • 2 small Tomato chopped
  • 3 or 4 Green Chilies cut into halves
  • 1/2 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/4 cup Curd
  • Salt to taste

Masala /Powders

  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala

Whole Spices

  • 4 Cardamoms
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1 Star anise
  • 10 Peppercorns
  • 1 Bayleaf
  • 2 Dried Red Chilies
  • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Fennel seeds


  • Into a pan, pour oil, drop the onions( for frying), and fry it until brown and keep it aside
  • Then to the oil, drop in the whole spices and saute it for a minute
  • After that put the chopped onions and stir for 5minutes until they turn transclucent
  • Add green chilies, ginger-garlic paste and stir well
  • Stir until well sauteed
  • To it, add the chopped tomatoes and stir until the tomatoes turn mushy
  • Add turmeric powder, chili powder, and garam masala, salt, and stir well
  • Cook until the raw smell of the powders fade
  • Then add the curd and mix well until well combined with the gravy
  • Once it boils, crack the eggs and pour it into the gravy
  • Without touching now, close the pan and cook for 3mins
  • After 3mins, open the pan and gently scramble the eggs, and combine it into the gravy without breaking the egg too much
  • Then again close and cook for another 5mins
  • After 5mins, open the pan and stir
  • Add the cooked rice, and salt (if needed) gently stir without breaking the rice into pieces
  • After mixing well, place the cut boiled eggs on top of the rice, throw in a handful of chopped mint leaves, and the fried onions
  • Close and cook for 5-8mins until the steam comes thoroughly
  • Then open and stir once more
  • That's it!! Yummy Egg Tawa Pulao Ready....
  • Serve hot



After reading through different recipes for Egg Tawa Pulao, I came up with this recipe with my own twists and turns which came out so yummy... I'm very sure you would love it. 
For a day when you do not have time to make lunch with so many different curries, go for this. Then you would love to do it on your usual days as well.
When you add spices, always add according to your taste. 
Try this out and let me know in the comments
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