How to make poached eggs like a pro

Prep time: 1 mins
Cook time: 5 mins
Serves: 1

Updated: Jan 4, 2022 | 23:58 IST

By: Narayan Thakur

Poached Eggs are one of the healthiest ways to cook eggs since it does not require any oil. As poached eggs are cooked on low flame in a short time, they cause less oxidation of cholesterol and retain most of the nutrients in the egg.

But more often than not, attempting poached eggs for the first time doesn't always go as planned. In many cases, we are left with a hot egg slurry. Poaching eggs can be intimidating but not if you follow our recipe to make poached eggs like a pro. Top your eggs benedict or shakshouka with perfectly done eggs that holds their shape and have a runny centre.


Serves 1
  • eggs

    1 Numbers

  • water

    As required

  • black pepper

    As required


Step 1

Take a pan and fill it up to its half with water.

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Step 2

When the water is boiling, place a ring mold at the center of the pan.

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Step 3

Make sure that the egg is inside the ring mold and the yolk is intact.

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