The Parsi way of life is to live it to the fullest by relishing good food. Akuri recipe is more like scrambled eggs that seconds this philosophy with its flavors. Here is how to make it.
The Parsi way of life is to live it to the fullest by relishing good food.
And if you have ever tasted this cuisine, you will know that each and every dish seconds that philosophy with its appetizing taste and flavors.
I am a big fan of Parsi food!
And whenever I get a chance, I don’t miss the opportunity to gorge on this food.
And because I keep craving for Parsi food, it is often made at home too, as I love experimenting with new dishes and bring variety to my everyday meals.
Akuri from the Parsi cuisine which is more like scrambled eggs is one of our favorite dishes at home and is often made for breakfast.
Next time you run out of ideas for a quick breakfast or a salubrious supper, make this Parsi Egg Scramble without any deliberation.
Parsi Style Scrambled Eggs if you would like to call it, Akuri is traditionally served with Pav, however, it can be even enjoyed as it is too.
It is very easy to make and gets ready in just 15 minutes.
As Egg is consumed mostly for breakfast in households all over the world, you should definitely try this creamy and spicy version of Scrambled Eggs at home.
If you are looking for more Egg Breakfast recipes, here are some – Egg Idli, Egg Bhurji, Healthy Spinach Egg White Muffins, Egg Foo Young, Egg Dosa, Egg White Scramble, Mushroom Omelette, and Indian Masala Omelette.
What is Akuri?
It is a popular breakfast dish that you will find in almost all the Parsi restaurants around India.
Yes, it’s that popular.
It is a creamy and spicy version of scrambled eggs, which has an array of spices in it along with the egg.
A major chunk of its flavors is derived from onions, garlic, chilli, and fresh coriander.
The minute you eat it, you would realize that the eggs are never ever overcooked while making it.
After all the beauty of any dish lies in the balance of all the ingredients, right?
A fine mix of spice, succulent eggs, and crunch of fresh onions, garlic, chilli, and coriander make Akuri an ideal breakfast option that saves your day and it can also be served for a light dinner or brunch.
Akuri is traditionally served with soft Pav in Parsi homes.
But you can also serve it with Bread Toast or even Tawa Paratha for your breakfast.
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Step by Step Recipe
Whisk eggs with milk for a minute. Keep aside.
Heat vegetable oil in a pan.
Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and onion. Fry until onion turns brown.
Add garlic and green chilli and cook for a few seconds.
Add turmeric powder and cook for a few seconds. Simmer the heat and add egg and milk mixture and salt and keep mixing until eggs are cooked on slow heat. Do not overcook the eggs. Akuri is supposed to be slightly creamy.
Add fresh coriander and mix well. Serve hot with toasted bread or pav.
- 6 Eggs
- 2 tbsp Milk
- 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
- 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
- 1/4 cup Onion (Chopped)
- 2 tsp Garlic (Chopped)
- 1 tsp Green Chilli (Chopped)
- Salt to taste
- 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
- 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander (Chopped)
- Whisk eggs with milk for a minute.
- Keep aside.
- Heat vegetable oil in a pan.
- Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and onion.
- Fry until onion turns brown.
- Add garlic and green chilli and cook for a few seconds.
- Add turmeric powder and cook for a few seconds.
- Simmer the heat and add egg and milk mixture and salt and keep mixing until eggs are cooked on slow heat. Do not overcook the eggs. Akuri is supposed to be slightly creamy.
- Add fresh coriander and mix well.
- Serve hot with toasted bread or pav.