Indian-Inspired Egg Salad

Indian-Inspired Egg Salad


"Unexpected Indian flavorings take this favorite to an appealing new place. Eat with pita chips, bread, or carrot sticks."


servings 187 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 187 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 14.9 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 9.8 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 318 mg
  • 106%
  • Sodium:
  • 192 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion until tender, about 4 minutes. Add jalapeno, ginger, turmeric and cayenne; saute until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add eggs, stirring constantly to blend flavors, about 2 minutes. Off heat, stir in tomato, cilantro, and salt. Serve warm, at room temperature or chilled.


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  1. 12 Ratings


A great variation on the traditional egg salad! I made indian food last night and I was trying to find a way to use some of the spices I had purchased... this recipe fit the bill! I reccommend s...

I really liked this minus the cilantro. I love egg salad and this was just a little something different with a bit of spice.

If you're looking for a taste variation of egg salad, this is a good recipe to try. I couldn't completely depart from the "traditional" egg salad sandwich though, as I served this on fresh bre...

Very Indian. Nice taste.

Sorry but this was awful. There are way too many conflicting flavors. Husband wouldn't touch it, and he'll eat anything. Thanks anyway.

I really wanted to love this because I love Indian food and sandwiches but as another reviewer said It was missing something. I left out the jalapenos (personal preference) but added some red p...

This is excellent!! I had it in a pitta bread for lunch today and loved it. Wouldn't change a thing. Thank you so much for giving me a new favourite sandwich filling :-)

Good, but I think I would use less jalepeno next time. It was a little much and tended to overpower the other flavors.

A nice variation on egg salad, but it's missing something... We served in pita pockets with roasted red pepper hummus spread, which really helped out.