Egg Devil

Egg devils are made with half hard boiled eggs, wrapped with potato mixture, dipped in batter, coated with bread crumbs and then deep fried.. Kolkata is very famous for their Street Food, Tele Bhaja(deep fried food).This is also known as “Dimer Devil” or “Dimer Chop”. Dimer Chop is one of the most famous “StreetFood” of Kolkata.


  • Eggs – 3
  • Boiled, peeled and mashed potato – 2
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Finely chopped onion – 1 medium size
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Chaat masala – 1 tsp
  • Roasted cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • A pinch of sugar( you can avoid this if you dont want to add)
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • Bread crumbs – 1 cup
  • Cooking oil for deep frying
  • Beaten egg – 1


  • Add the eggs in boiling water and boil it.
  • Then immediately remove them from boiling water and keep them in cold water.
  • Discard the outer part of the eggs and keep aside.
  • Now with the help of a thread, cut the eggs into halves.
  • Heat 2 Tablespoons of oil in another pan.
  • Add ginger garlic paste. Cook for a minute on low flame.
  • Then add chopped onion along with a pinch of salt. Cook for 5 minutes on medium flame.
  • After that, add all of the spice powder. Mix well for 3 to 2 minutes.
  • Then add the mashed potato, mix well for 2 to 3minutes on medium flame.
  • Add some salt and a pinch of sugar. Mix well.
  • Lastly add chopped coriander leaves and chat masala. Mix well and turn off the heat.
  • sprinkle some salt and black pepper powder all over the eggs.
  • Take some potato mixture within your palm, flatten it. Place one egg in the center and carefully wrap it with the potato mixture.
  • Shape it by gently pressing within your palm. Try to give it oval shape.
  • Beat one raw egg with some salt and pepper.
  • Dip one wrapped egg into this beaten egg.
  • Now roll it in breadcrumbs.
  • Keep the coated eggs in refrigerator for 1 hour. Then drop them gently in hot oil.
  • Fry them for 5 minutes on medium flame by rotating the sides.
  • When they become nice golden in color, remove them from oil.
  • Serve this hot with sauce or tea.ย 

Published by Shrutika Shrivastava

Hey i'm shrutika .I love to cook.I am a blogger living in jabalpur. This is a blog where I post photos of my exotic and multicusine recipes also some tips and tricks about cooking.

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