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Egg Bhurji Recipe - Muttai Poriyal

Egg Bhurji recipe for a quick breakfast or to be served as a side dish.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3


  • Eggs – 3
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato – 1
  • Green chili – 2
  • Milk – 2 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/8 tsp
  • Red chili powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 3 tsp


  • Chop onion, tomato and green chili finely.
  • Break the eggs in a bowl, add milk, turmeric powder, red chili powder, black pepper powder and beat till fluffy.
  • Heat a pan with oil. Add mustard seeds and let it crackle, add urad dal and roast for a few seconds till golden brown.
  • Add onion and sauté till pink, add tomato, green chili and sauté till the tomato softens.
  • Add the beaten egg mixture and let it set for a minute. Make sure that the flame is in low medium.
  • Using a balloon whisk, just scramble the whole mixture in the pan till everything is mixed well. This should take 2-3 mins.
  • Egg Bhurji is ready.
  • Serve hot with toast or with flat breads or as a side dish to rice.