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Egg Pulao

 Published 2008-Mar-29   Updated 2021-Dec-21

- Submitted by Elizabeth

(Egg Pulav, Ande Ka Pulao, Muttai Sadam, Egg Pilaf)

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Egg Pulao (Ande Ka Pulao, Muttai Sadam) is a tasty and kid's favorite pulao with egg. Here is the recipe for making quick and simple egg pulao.

Recipe For Egg Pulao


  • Basmati rice - 2 cups 
  • Eggs - 2 or 3
  • Ghee/ Butter/ Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Cilantro – for garnish 
  • Onion - 1/4 (Sliced) 
  • Green Chillies - 5 (Slitted)
  • Tomato -1 small size (chopped)
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - (1 1/2 spoon) 
  • Whole garam masala - (1 bay leaf, 3 cloves, 2 inch cinnamon, 1 star anise) 
  • Salt - to taste 
  • Water - 3 cups


  1. Heat the ghee in a pan and splutter the whole garam masala. 
  2. Saute the onions with ginger garlic paste, tomato, green chillies and salt.
  3. Break the eggs and sauté it along with the above mixture.
  4. Scramble the eggs until it is cooked and now add the water.
  5. Once the water begins to boil add the soaked rice and let it cook on low flame. You can also cook the rice with water, the above sauteed mixture and required salt in a rice cooker. 
  6. Garnish with cilantro and serve with any curry. It is a very easy to make and its done in minutes.


  • Soak the Rice when you put the kadai on the stove for sautéing your ingredients. So that Rice will not break while cooking.  

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cilantro means
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cilantro is corriander leaves or dhanya..

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Comment by SHA ..
Reply :-
    Yes it does taste good.

Comment by hema sundar
    I think you didn't mention the time if its done in pressure cooker.
Reply :-
    Hi Hema, The cooker time varies. So cook it for the same time as you would cook normal rice.

Comment by rita gogna
    it is too easies to make
Reply :-
    Yes. very simple and tasty.

Comment by Leena Gupta
    Hi, I came across your website when i was looking for simple dishes to make, considering how lazy i am, and i tried the egg pulav recipe, it took like 10 mins in total to set up the whole thing and tasted great. Thank you! I plan to try out as many dishes as i can now! You are a savior! :D
Reply :-
    Hi Leena, Most of the recipes in the website are quite simple. Even I don't like to slog in the kitchen.

Comment by Radha Robby
    Hi Dhalia,
    happen to google for simple lunch box recipe.Found yr website.Tried Egg pulav its simple to make and tasty as well.My husband and myself really liked post many more recipe.
Thank you.
Reply :-
    Glad to hear that. Many more recipes are on its way. Do visit often

Comment by freeda rakesh
    hi elizabeth, am a friend of dahlia. my friends are going to visit me and am planning to prepare this for lunch with mutton gravy. could u pl tell me the avg no of servings this recipe would be sufficient for?u have used 2 cups of rice no? so i guess it might serve 4 people?
Reply :-
    Yes. This will serve 3-4 people.

Comment by Selvi Subramanian
    This is a wonderful recipe..I cooked this today..
Very nice aroma,taste , everything was perfect.
Thanks for sharing such nice recipes :))
Reply :-
    Thanks Selvi.

Comment by  sowji erpaneni
i came across your website while i was searchin for barrotta recipe .n i ended up seein this recipe as well cos i have never heard of egg pulav earlier.i tried it yesterday n it was really is simple n ur website n am gona be tryin more of your recipes..keep up the good work.. btw i luvd ur barotta recipe as well..will be tryin it sometime.
Reply :-
    Egg Pulav is easy to make and tastes yummy too. Do try the other recipes and give your comments.

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