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Tamil Style Spicy Boiled Egg Fry – Egg Fry Dry Recipe

South Indian Boiled egg fry – Tamil style recipe. Dry Egg Fry Recipe. Masala marinated eggs roasted on a pan. Spicy Indian style.

  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


  • 4 dry red chillies
  • 2 tablespoon fried gram (pottu kadalai)
  • 1/2 inch piece ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 10 black pepper corn
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoon oil to roast the eggs
  • 6 Boiled Eggs
  • Sliced onions and coriander leaves for garnish


  1. We will make a masala for coating the eggs. Take a small mixie jar and add in the following ingredients.
  2. Dry Red Chillies, fried gram (pottu kadalai) , Ginger, Garlic, Black Pepper, and Salt. Add 2 tablespoon of water and grind to a smooth paste.
  3. Halve the eggs into two and apply the masala liberally on the yolk side of the halved eggs. Let it marinate for 5 minutes.
  4. Heat oil on a skillet and place the eggs yolk side down and roast for couple of minutes. Turn the eggs and roast the white side for a minute. Remove from heat.
  5. Serve hot with a garnish of chopped coriander leaves.


If the marinade is watery, add a teaspoon of rice flour to make it thick.
The marinade can be stored in the refrigerator for upto 3 days.

  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu