Saturday, 20 September 2014

Egg devil or dimer chop is one of the most famous street foods of Kolkata. This mouthwatering Bengali snacks was also very popular in various occasions in our childhood days.

Bengali egg devil or dimer chop with smashed potato
Egg Devil or Dimer Chop


Boiled egg
Boiled and smashed potato
Chopped onion
Ginger paste
Chopped coriander leaves
Turmeric powder
Red chilli powder
Tomato ketchup
Cumin seeds
Dry red chilli
Corn flour
Bread crumbs
White oil


Dry roast the cumin seeds and dry red chilli and ground it. Keep it aside with a lid.
Then heat 1tbsp oil in a pan and put chopped onion and fry it till golden. Now add ginger paste, a pinch of turmeric powder, salt and chilli powder and stir well. Then add smashed potato and chopped coriander and mix. When properly mixed add the dry roasted powder and remove from fire.
Preparing smashed potato for stuffing of Kolkata egg devil
Preparing smashed potato for stuffing

Now cut the boiled eggs in half with a sharp knife.
Then take a piece of egg and some smashed potato in your hand and stick them together in the shape of a full egg. This is an egg devil. Prepare devil with all the pieces of half egg.

shape half egg with smashed potato to look like a full egg
Shaping the devil in the form of a full egg

Now take a bowl and mix some corn flour and water like starch. Spread some bread crumbs in a flat plate.
Then take a devil and deep into the corn flour starch and immediately roll it over the bread crumbs. 
Now heat oil in a deep pan and deep fry the devils till golden.

Serve hot with salad.

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