Poached Eggs Recipe | How to Poach an Egg

Poached Eggs

Poached Eggs

Poaching eggs is a nice low-calorie way to prepare eggs. However, it could not be easier. Get perfect foolproof technique for perfectly poached eggs with tight, clean whites and golden, liquid yolk, excellent for breakfast, brunch, or topping salads.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Universal
Servings: 1 Person
Calories: 143kcal
Author: Punam Paul


  • 2 piece egg (अंडा)
  • water (पानी) as required
  • salt to taste (नमक स्वाद अनुसार)
  • black pepper powder to taste (काली मिर्च पाउडर स्वाद अनुसार)


How to Make Poached Eggs

  • In a saucepan or deep omelet pan, bring 2 to 3 inches of water to boiling. Reduce heat to keep water gently simmering.
  • Break cold eggs, 1 at a time, into custard cup or saucer or break several into a bowl. Holding dish close to water's surface, slip eggs, 1 by 1 into water.
  • Cook until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard for about 3 to 5 minutes. With a slotted spoon, lift out eggs. Drain in the spoon or on paper towels and trim any rough edges, if desired
  • Serve poached eggs hot sprinkled with salt & pepper powder to taste.

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