Parsi-Style Eggs (Akoori)

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Eggs are very popular in the Parsi cuisine of western India.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup minced onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1½” piece gingerroot, roughly chopped
  • 2 small serrano green chilies, seeded and minced
  • 1 small red tomato, diced
  • ½ tsp. cumin seeds, roasted
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Heat the oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add the scallions and sauté until transparent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and ginger; sauté for 30 seconds. Add the green chilies, tomatoes, and cumin seeds; sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Add the eggs and cook, stirring constantly. Add the cream and scallions. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until the eggs are cooked to your liking. Sprinkle with salt and serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup minced onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1½” piece gingerroot, roughly chopped
  • 2 small serrano green chilies, seeded and minced
  • 1 small red tomato, diced
  • ½ tsp. cumin seeds, roasted
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  • Heat the oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add the scallions and sauté until transparent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and ginger; sauté for 30 seconds. Add the green chilies, tomatoes, and cumin seeds; sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Add the eggs and cook, stirring constantly. Add the cream and scallions. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until the eggs are cooked to your liking. Sprinkle with salt and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol195mg
Sodium370mg
Total Carbohydrate4g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein7g