Papeta par Eedu


Papeta par Eedu, also known as "Eggs on Potatoes" is a delicious Parsi dish which can be had for breakfast, lunch or dinner, just anytime! It can also be had as a side dish. Let us have a look at its recipe.

Ingredients (4 Servings) :

  • Potatoes - 4-5
  • Onions - 2-3
  • Eggs - 4
  • Garlic - 4-5 Cloves
  • Ginger Paste - 1/2 Tsp
  • Cumin Seeds (Jeera) - 1 Tsp
  • Green Chillies - 2
  • Curry leaves - 3 Stems
  • Coriander Leaves - 1/2 Cup
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Black Pepper Powder - 1 Tsp
  • Salt to Taste
  • Oil for frying
Method :
  • Heat oil in a utensil, preferably a non-stick pan and add finely chopped garlic, cumin seeds and green chillies to it. Let it fry for half a minute and add finely chopped onions and curry leaves to it. Fry them till the onions are soft.
  • Add salt, sugar and ginger paste to it and let them fry for another minute.
  • Add fine slices of potatoes to it and cook them till they are almost done.
  • Add pepper powder and finely chopped coriander to it. Cook it for another minute.
  • Break the eggs over it and sprinkle just a bit of black pepper powder and salt over the eggs. Cover the pan with a lid and let it cook till the eggs are thoroughly done.
Tip - You can add 1-2 Tbsp of water to the pan for the eggs to cook quickly.

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