Kedgeree for One

By November 3, 2022Breakfast/Brunch, Mains
Kedgeree for One is a combination of cooked rice and green vegetables flavoured with ginger, garlic, onion, fennel seeds, curry powder and curry paster. Sir-fried topped with flakes of smoked fish and a poached egg, with a squeeze of lemon juice ,

Kedgeree originated in India

It’s a dish that is a combination of rice, smoked fish and vegetables with a curry flavour. It is a quick and easy meal, served hot or cold for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Enjoy!



Prep time

6 Minutes

Cooking time

10 Minutes


  • ½ tablespoon oil 
  • ½ onion, finely sliced
  • ½ teaspoon grated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger 
  • pinch of fennel seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon curry powder
  • ½ teaspoon green curry paste
  • ½ cup cooked rice
  • 1 cup cooked mixed green vegetables, roughly chopped
  • 1 fillet of smoked cod (150g)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 wedge lemon


  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat, add the onion, chilli, garlic, ginger, fennel seeds, curry powder and curry paste. Stir while cooking for 1 minute.
  • Add the rice and cooked green vegetables stir to combine, remove from pan and set aside
  • Wipe pan, add 1 cup water and bring to a boil, reduce heat, add the smoked cod and cook 5-6 minutes, turn and cook until fish is cooked through. Remove the fish with a slotted spoon. 
  • Break fish into bite-size pieces
  • In the same fish water, poach the egg for 2-3 minutes, until cooked to your liking. Remove from pan. Drain on a paper towel
  • Wipe the frying pan clean. Return pan to heat
  • Add the rice and vegetables and smoked fish, toss gently, add a squeeze of lemon over the top
  • Place the fish mixture into a serving bowl, with the poached egg on the top 
  • Serve and Enjoy!
  • Note: 
  • You can use any cooked vegetables you like. 
  • Add chopped coriander for a different flavour, the options are endless

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