Indian spiced rosti and fried egg recipe

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Indian spiced rosti and fried egg is a one-pot meal that's filling, healthy and incredibly, just 150 calories!

  • healthy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time15 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories150 Kcal8%

If you're looking for something different for brunch or lunch, this mouth-watering Indian spiced rosti and 'fried’ egg is the perfect dish. Spiced with cumin and coriander seeds, this one-pot meal is filling, healthy and counts towards your 5-a-day. This recipe serves 1 person and takes about 20 mins to make. Amazingly, it's only 150 calories - perfect as part of the 5:2 diet.


  • 1tsp cumin seeds, crushed
  • 1tsp coriander seeds, grated or spiralized
  • 1 small carrot, grated or spiralized
  • 1 small courgette
  • spray oil
  • 1 egg




  1. Toss the cumin seeds and coriander seeds with the carrot and courgette. Add to a small non-stick frying pan and cook gently over a medium heat, stirring occasionally, until almost tender.
  2. Make a space in the centre of the veg, add a squirt of spray oil and crack in 1 egg; increase the heat and fry until the egg white has set.
Top Tip for making Indian spiced rosti and fried egg

Serve sprinkled with fresh coriander and 40g salad leaves.


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