9-Ingredient Coriander Egg Stir Fry | Cilantro Egg Stir Fry on

9-Ingredient Coriander Egg Stir Fry | Cilantro Egg Stir Fry

Equal parts nutritious and delish, this 9-ingredient coriander egg stir fry pairs well with chapatis or any other Indian bread, or even toast, akki roti (rice flat bread), and dosai. It is a cracking dish, and if you have nothing else to eat it with, this cilantro stir egg fry is good enough to eat on its own!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Coriander Egg Stir Fry


  • 3 cups coriander fronds chopped (60 g)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil or olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 5 dry red chillies
  • 1 medium-to-big onion chopped (130 g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Place a skillet, or kadai or wok on medium heat and add the oil.
  2. While the oil heats up, break the dry red chillies in half and tap the seeds out. Don’t deseed them, let a few seeds remain inside each.
  3. When the oil is hot, add the mustard seeds.
  4. When the mustard seeds splutter, add the cumin seeds and the chillies.
  5. Wait for 1bout 5 seconds, and then add the onions.
  6. When they turn light pink, add the turmeric powder. Sauté until the onions start turning golden.
  7. Add the chopped coriander, sauté for 6-8 minutes.
  8. Add the eggs, mix it about, and sauté until it is cooked.
  9. Finally add the salt.
  10. Serving: Let the dish rest for five minutes before you serve it.