Chettinad Egg Birayni

with CURRYiT Chettinad Masala

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Chettinad Egg Biryani is a flavourful blend of rice, eggs and spice-rich gravy that is widely cherished for its unique flavour and high spice content. Prepared with rich spice amalgamation of cumin seeds, mace, peppercorns, star anise, green & black cardamom and protein-packed, nutritious eggs, Chettinad Egg Biryani incorporates seasoned rice with piquant boiled eggs which is popular in Chettinad recipes.

Biryanis are the masses’ favourite. There is a ton of diversity in Biryani with distinct flavours arising on the basis of the region. Each regional preparation has a unique flavour due to specific modifications made in the recipes and so does Chettinad Egg Biryani that is a staple in the southern part of the Indian subcontinent.

Deciphering the way to make the perfect Chettinad Egg Biryani Masala is the most significant step in getting the ideal taste of this widely appreciated Biryani. But worry not, you can get the exact look, feel and flavour of Chettinad Egg Biryani made with roasted and ground whole spices using CURRYiT Chettinad Masala. Serve delicious Chettinad Egg Biryani with the regional taste with this fail-safe option and prepare your best-loved biryani in an effortless and quick way.

Tips to Make Your Chettinad Egg Birayni Extra Special

  • Instead of using regular water in Step 2, use the chicken broth. You would be surprised how exceptionally better it tastes.
  • Vegetarians can have a taste of Chettinad Biryani by replacing the eggs with paneer pieces and vegetables.
  • Note that eggs in Biryani are perfectly cooked with a bright yellow colour.


Main Course

total time

Total Time

30 Mins

prep time

Prep Time

10 min





  • 4 boiled eggs
  • Soak 2 bowl basmati rice for 1 hours
  • Spinach (chopped)
  • 1 CURRYiT Chettinad
    Masala curry paste

How To Make Chettinad Egg Birayni: Directions

  • In a pan, add CURRYiT Chettinad paste
  • Add 180ml (1 teacup) water and bring to boil
  • Add 500g boiled chicken and 250g chopped spinach/palak
  • Cover and cook on sim for 5 mins, open lid and cook for 10 mins
Serving Tip: You can relish Chettinad Egg Biryani with rice or rice-based preparations such as appams, idlis, idiyappam and dosa. It tastes exceptionally delicious with Malabar paratha.

Nutritional Value

368.54 Kcal


1030.16 mg


30.10 g

Total Fats

21.48 g


9.931 g

Saturated Fat

2.69 g

Total Sugars

2.93 g



Trans Fat

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