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Egg Makhani Recipe

Egg Makhani
How to make egg makhani

Also known as egg butter masala, this recipe might be very uncommon but tastes so delicious. It is perfect for those who are looking for an alternative of chicken and paneer. Pair it with chapatis or rice and enjoy!

  • Total Cook Time 30 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 15 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Egg Makhani

  • 4 Boiled eggs
  • 1 medium Onion (roughly chopped)
  • 2 small Tomatoes (roughly chopped)
  • 7-8 Cashews
  • 1 cup Cream
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 3 Cardamoms
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 5-6 Peppercorns
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 3-4 tbsp Butter

How to Make Egg Makhani

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Roast boiled eggs in some butter till slightly brown. Keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan, saute onions, tomatoes and cashews till brown. Grind with some water to make paste.
Heat butter and some oil in a separate pan, roast whole spices – cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, peppercorns and bay leaf. Add ginger-garlic paste, saute for a minute.
Add onion-tomato-cashews paste. Add salt, cumin powder and red chilli powder. Cook the paste till oil leaves the sides. After that add some water and boil for 5 minutes.
Add cream and cook for 5 minutes. Then, add roasted eggs and top with some more cream.
Serve hot with chapatis or rice. Enjoy!
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