Egg bhurjee/ Dimer bhujiya

Egg bhurjee is a dish which is mostly sold in dhabas. It serves as a perfect side dish. You can also prepare this dish for your lunch box with chapati or paratha.

Course: Side dish

Cuisine: Indian

Preparation time: 5 mins

Cook time: 15 mins

Servings: 3


  • 4 large eggs whisked lightly
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped finely
  • 1  medium tomato finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic paste
  • 3-4 green chilies slit
  • 1/3 cup of bell pepper chopped
  • ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon of cumin powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of whole cumin seeds
  • ¼ cup of chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped spring onions for garnishing(optional)
  • ½ teaspoonful of red chili powder(optional)
  • Salt to taste


  1. Break the eggs in a bowl carefully such that there are no shells. Add salt to the eggs and whisk them.
  2. Take a pan and add oil to it. Once the oil is hot add the cumin seeds.
  3. As the cumin seeds splutter, add the chopped onions and capsicum and fry till they turn little soft.
  4. Add the ginger garlic paste, green chilies, tomatoes, turmeric powder, cumin powder, red chili powder and stir for 1 minute.
  5. Add about 1 tablespoon of water and keep stirring till you see oil leaving the sides of the pan.
  6. Now pour the eggs and continue stirring vigorously along with the spices till all the bigger chunks of egg are broken to smaller pieces.
  7. Add the chopped cilantro to the egg bhurjee and mix properly.
  8. Garnish with chopped spring onions and serve with rice, bread or chapatti.