The Egg Devil is one of the easiest Indian appetizers or snacks Recipe, made with boiled egg, some potato mixture stuffed with some spices, also coated with masala, breadcrumbs, and thereafter deep fried till crispy.
1tbspTomato Ketchupoptional if you don't use tomato
1tbspChat Masala Powderoptional
Saltas per requirement
For Egg Devil Coating
½tbspBlack Pepper Powder
Saltas per taste
Make the Potato Mixture for Dimer Devil or Egg Devil
To being making Bengali Style Dimer Chop Recipe, let’s prepare the potato mixture first. Take 2 or 3 medium size potatoes, clean well and peel the skin of potatoes.
Now boil those potatoes in a pressure cooker, wait for 3 whistles and after 3 whistles take out potatoes in a bowl and mash it well by using your hand or a mixture. Make sure that there are no lumps in the mashed potatoes.
In another side, boil eggs and peel it, set aside.
All those ingredients are gathered together.
Now heat a pan, add some oil, after hot the oil add some jeera seeds, bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon stick, and dry red chili, stir for few seconds.
Add chopped onion in it and saute for few minutes, then add ginger garlic paste. Mix well and fry till become light golden in color. [ I use ginger garlic paste for that recipe, you can use chopped or grated ginger and garlic. ]
Now add spices, add turmeric powder, jeera powder, coriander powder, and chopped green chili and mix well.
Now add mashed potatoes in it, add salt and sugar. Fry the mixture for 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
After all, mix well add black pepper and garam masala for more flavor.
Add chopped fresh coriander leaves and stir these potatoes very well.
For tomato flavor or you can say delicious and tasty flavor, I use some tomato ketchup in it and mix. [If you don’t like skip that step.]
Now turn off the heat and let the mixture completely cool down to room temperature.
For coating the Devil or Dimer Devil:
All ingredients you need are gathered together. Take bread crumbs in one bowl, flour in another bowl and 2 egg separately whisk together and take this another plate or bowl.
Now let see the potato mixture has been cool down or not. If this mixture cool, now you can start the process of coating.
Cut the boiled eggs are in 2 parts, divide the potato mixture into 6 equal portions. Now cover the plane surface of the eggs with the potato mixture in the shape of a full egg. See the Images and make that way.
Coat the ‘Egg Devil’ with flour. Then dip in the egg wash and then finally coat them in bread crumbs. If you feel that the ‘Devils’ are not coated well, then repeat the process with bread crumb.
Now keep the bread crumb coated devils in an airtight container and keep inside the refrigerator overnight or at least 4 hours or minimum for 25-30 minutes.
Now heat oil in a frying pan or a kadhai. After the oil is heated, add 1 or 2 coating devil in the oil, don’t add more in the oil.
Fry these egg devil till golden brown and take them out of the oil and place on a paper towel.
Serve hot… with some green chutney or tomato sauce ketchup and salad.
1. Nowadays, in Indian street food stall make this ‘dimer chop’ with chicken keema or mutton keema instead of potato, so if you want you can make this devil with keema, the taste becomes divine. 2. For this recipe, I use flour, breadcrumbs and faxed egg, if you don’t want these ingredients for coating, you can use this process – ➣ Take all the ingredients (1 Egg lightly beaten, All-purpose flour 4 tablespoons, Cornflour 4 tablespoons, Crushed peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon, Baking soda 1/2 teaspoon, Salt 1/2 teaspoon) take in a bowl, and mix well, add little water, like 1 tablespoon at a time to make a smooth batter.➣ The batter should be smooth but thick like pancake batter. So add water as much as you want to make the batter.