Tamil Nadu Style Spicy Egg Fry Recipe

Tamil Nadu Style Spicy Egg Fry Recipe is a quick side dish made from boiled eggs coated with a spicy masala and shallow fried till it becomes crispy. Perfect for your party appetisers!

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Tamil Nadu Style Spicy Egg Fry Recipe
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Tamil Nadu Style Spicy Egg Fry Recipe is a simple egg fry that is coated well with masala and pan fried. We have added a twist to the normal boiled egg that you love to eat with some extra flavors.

All you need is some basic ingredients and you are ready to try out this delicious recipe. Add egg to your everyday diet is a must as it is an instant source of protein and a good source of energy for people who exercise every day.

Serve the Tamil Nadu Style Spicy Egg Fry Recipe on the side along with Prawn Biryani and Raita of your choice to enjoy your simple lunch. 

If you are looking for more Egg Recipes, here are some that you can make for your everyday meals:

  1. Scrambled Egg Sandwich Recipe With Cucumber
  2. Muttai Parotta Recipe ( Ande Ka Paratha / Egg Filled Flat Bread)
  3. Scrambled Egg Bread Upma Recipe With Potatoes


Cuisine: Tamil Nadu
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Eggetarian
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 2 Whole Eggs
  • Oil , for frying
  • To Grind
  • 3 tablespoons Roasted Gram Dal (Pottukadalai)
  • 2 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1 inch Ginger , chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Whole Black Peppercorns
  • Salt , to taste 

How to make Tamil Nadu Style Spicy Egg Fry Recipe

  1. To begin making the Tamil Nadu Style Spicy Egg Fry Recipe, we will first boil the egg. Heat a saucepan with required water and add eggs into it. 

  2. After 15 minutes, you will see that the outer skin of the egg will start to break. Switch off the gas and let the eggs cool down. Once done, remove the outer shell and cut the egg into half. Keep it aside.

  3. Meanwhile, grind all the ingredients together that are mentioned in the list including roasted gram dal, dry red chillies, ginger, garlic, whole black peppercorns and salt by adding little water to form a smooth batter.

  4. Heat a saucepan on a medium heat, drizzle a tablespoon of oil, dip half cut boiled egg carefully into the ground batter and place it over the pan.

  5. Cook on either side till it crisps up and the batter it evenly cooked. Flip it and cook the other side as well.

  6. Serve the Tamil Nadu Style Spicy Egg Fry Recipe on the side along with Prawn Biryani and Raita of your choice to enjoy your simple lunch.