26 February, 2016
Egg Devils/Dimer Devil Chop
Dimer devil chop/egg devils is famous street food of Kolkata. You can serve it as a snacks in small party or get together.
Preparation time – 1hours 15 min
Cooking time – 15 mins
Recipe type – snack
Recipe courtesy – Arpita Das
serve – 2-3
Measuring cup used, 1 cup = 220 ml
Potato – 3- 4 big (boiled)
Eggs – 3( hard boiled)
Sliced onion – 1 cup or 2 medium-high
Onion – 1 medium (finely chopped)
Ginger – garlic – 1 tsp (crushed or paste)
Cumin/jeera – ½ tsp
Red chilly – 1 tsp
Turmeric – ½ tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Garam masala powder – ½ tsp
Salt – as per taste
Oil – as needed
Chaat masala powder – for sprinkle
Egg – 1
Pepper powder – ½ tsp
Heat 2 tsp of oil in a tava.
And place sliced onion. Shallow fry them till they turn medium brown. (you can also deep fry them)
Sprinkle some chaat masala and salt, mix. Keep aside.
For making potato mix
Heat 1 tbsp of oil in kadai or pan.
Add cumin and let splutter.
Add finely chopped onion and fry till light brown.
Add ginger-garlic, fry till raw smell goes off.
Add all dry spice powders, stir once.
Add boiled, peeled and mashed potatoes and salt.
Stir and mix very well for 2-3 minute.
Add chopped fresh coriander leaves, mix well. Switch off the flame.
For making egg devil
Cut eggs lengthwise into the halves.
Place 1 tsp of fried onion slices on each of them.
Take 1 ½ tbsp of potato mix in your hand, flatten it.
Keep one egg piece in the center.
Cover this egg with another 1 ½ tbsp of potato mix.
Give it oval or egg shape with your hands.
Follow same method for the rest eggs.
Beat a raw egg and add salt and pepper.
Dip one devil egg or chop into beaten egg mix.
Then roll it in bread crumbs.
Make the rest of them in same way.
Let the coated chop rest for 5-7 min.
Now deep fry them in hot oil.
When you drain them out immediately sprinkle some chaat masala.
Serve hot with tomato sauce, red chilly sauce or any spicy sauce.
Heat 2 tsp of oil in a tava and shallow sliced onion
Till they turn golden brown
Sprinkle some chaat masala and salt
Mix well and keep aside
Heat oil in kadai, add cumin, let splutter
Saute till translucent, add ginger and garlic, saute till raw smell goes off
Add red chilly, coriander, turmeric and garam masala powder, stir
Add boiled, mashed potato stir nicely, add fresh coriander leaves
Potato mix is ready
Cut boiled eggs into halves
Keep 1 tsp fried onion on top of it
Take 1 1/2 tbsp of potato mix in your hand, flatten it
Keep egg on top of it
Cover with some more potato mix
Beat egg, add salt and black pepper powder
Dip the egg chop into the beaten egg
Roll it in the bread crumbs
Keep them aside for 10 mins
Deep fry them in the hot oil
Till golden brown