Fast Recipes

Indian-style scrambled eggs with green chilli and coconut

Fit for breakfast or dinner, these Indian-inspired scrambled eggs are fast and delicious.

By Emma Knowles
  • Serves 4
Indian-style scrambled eggs with green chilli and coconut
Indian-style scrambled eggs with green chilli and coconut

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp ghee or coconut oil
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 long green chilli, thinly sliced, plus extra, to serve
  • 1 tbsp finely grated ginger
  • 2 tsp black mustard seeds
  • Pinch of ground turmeric
  • 8 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 60 ml coconut cream, plus extra to serve
  • Grated coconut, coarsely chopped coriander and warm naan bread, to serve

Method

Main
  • 1
    Heat ghee or oil in a large frying pan over
    medium-high heat, add onion, garlic and chilli
    and sauté, stirring occasionally, until fragrant
    (3-4 minutes). Add ginger and mustard seeds,
    and stir until fragrant and seeds start to pop
    (30 seconds), then stir in turmeric.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, whisk eggs and coconut cream in
    a bowl and season to taste. Add to pan and stir
    occasionally until egg is just set (2-3 minutes).
    Divide among bowls, drizzle with coconut cream,
    top with grated coconut, coriander and chilli, and
    serve with warm naan bread.