Indians and their love affair with street food need no introduction. We Indians love street-style snacks along with a freshly-made cup of tea every evening. Indians' love for street food is clear with plenty of roadside tiny stalls selling lip-smacking delicacies, unique to every region in the country. For instance, Delhiites are crazy about momos and chaats, Mumbaikars are fond of vada pav, misal pav while people living in Kolkata love to have kathi roll, puchke, ghugni and more. While speaking of ghugni, it is a masaledar chickpea curry which can be enjoyed as is or as a meal with crispy puris. While it is essentially a vegetarian dish, some people like to add minced meat, chicken or even eggs on top of it.
Having said that, here we bring you a ghugni recipe that can not only tantalise your taste buds but also provide a kick of nutrition. This recipe is called egg ghugni. In this popular street food, you first need to prepare the chickpea curry in an authentic manner and then top it up with boiled eggs. It is not only easy to make but also very indulging to have. To know the complete recipe, read below.
Kolkata-Style Egg Ghugni Recipe: How To Make Egg Ghugni:
To begin with the recipe, you first need to heat the oil in a pan. After that, add chopped ginger, garlic and saute. Wait until the onion turns golden and crisp.
Then add tomatoes, peas and spices like coriander powder, garam masala, jeera powder, water, and salt to taste. Add soaked chickpea along with water and mix well.
Cook until done. Then, top it up with a boiled egg. For the complete recipe, click here.
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Now that you know how to make egg ghugni, try it out as your next evening meal and let us know how you liked it in the comments below. For more such recipe ideas, stay tuned!