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Masala Egg Bhurji (Indian Scrambled Eggs)

This recipe for Masala Egg Bhurji (Indian Scrambled Eggs) was created in partnership with Egg Farmers of Canada. All opinions, as always, are my own. I only write about and recommend products I use and love myself.

The winter holiday season has always been one of my most favourite times of the year. The fresh snowfall, a burning fireplace, sipping on warm hot chocolate and reading a book all cosied up under a warm blanket – what’s not to love! And then the food. All the glorious, delicious comfort foods. Along with this, the holiday season also brings with it time together with loved ones. And what’s better than starting the day with your loved ones gathered together around the table over a scrumptious brunch that includes this Masala Egg Bhurji?

Recipe for Masala Egg Burji, taken from www.hookedonheat.com. Visit site for detailed recipe.

I love waking up on Christmas morning and putting together a big, wholesome brunch for the family while the kids go crazy ripping open presents from under the tree. There’s usually a bunch of us to feed, and as much as I love to cook for a crowd, I enjoy watching the excited expressions on everyone’s faces more. Which is why in times like these I always rely on the large carton of eggs that I always have sitting in my fridge – Masala Egg Bhurji being a family favourite!

Canada Grade A eggs are one of the kitchen’s most versatile ingredients. Incorporating eggs into your dishes is one way for home chefs can keep things simple and delicious this holiday season. Holiday treats made with eggs take on special meaning. Under Canada’s system of supply management, the eggs you buy at the store are among the best in the world for quality and freshness and are locally produced.

This Masala Egg Bhurji recipe is what I often fall back on when I need a quick, nutritious and tasty meal on the table in a hurry. It goes great with toast, buns or even rotis and parathas.

Serve for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even as an after-school snack. Masala Egg Bhurji is India’s answer to scrambled eggs. The addition of onions and tomatoes take the humble scrambled eggs to a whole new level and leaves you with a dish that is bound to bring smiles all around.


Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Meena, www.hookedonheat.com


  • 2 tbsp light cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 medium tomatoes finely chopped
  • 6 eggs beaten
  • fresh coriander leaves finely chopped for garnish


  • Heat oil in a large non-stick pan on medium-low heat and saute onions till tender and lightly browned. Add in chilli powder and salt, and fry for a few seconds. Be careful not to let it burn.
  • Add in chopped tomato, and fry till it starts to pulp. Now mix in the beaten eggs, and continue stirring to scramble them and incorporate well with the masala.
  • Garnish with cilantro leaves and serve.

If you liked this recipe, you will surely like my Paneer Bhurji.

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  • Reply
    June 26, 2020

    5 stars
    We love eggs in our house and this Indian-style Scrambled Eggs was fun to make and extremely delicious to eat. I don’t think I can look at scrambled eggs the same way again. A definitely must try if you love having breakfast for dinner!

  • Reply
    April 4, 2019

    5 stars
    Hi Meena,

    Although I love scrambled eggs as my breakfast,this indian recipe is quite good.
    I will try it for sure.


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