Oh my goodness, this recipe is going to be the star of the show! Get ready for a delicious, healthy snack that’s bursting with flavor and nutrition:

pohto of curcuma turmeric pickled eggs

Say goodbye to bland boiled eggs and hello to a tangy, zesty pickled egg party! These turmeric pickled eggs are the perfect combination of savory, spicy, and sweet: a flavor trifecta that will transport your taste buds to flavor-town.
Not only are they delicious, but they’re also packed with protein and health benefits from the turmeric (curcuma).

The mustard seeds and peppercorns add a delightful crunch and spice, while the dill seeds bring a delicate herby flavor. These eggs are the ultimate treat for those looking to spice up their snacking game.

Imagine a juicy, perfectly cooked egg, wrapped in a flavorful, golden-hued pickling liquid. The aroma of turmeric, mustard, and spices fills the air, tantalizing your senses. Each bite is a symphony of flavors, with the tangy, slightly sweet pickling liquid complementing the richness of the egg. It’s a match made in heaven!

But that’s not all: these pickled eggs are not only delicious, but they’re also a nutritional powerhouse. Eggs are an excellent source of protein, and the turmeric adds a boost of anti-inflammatory properties. Plus, the pickling process makes the eggs a great probiotic-rich snack.

So, what are you getting with this recipe? You’ll get a dozen pickled eggs, each one perfectly seasoned with a blend of spices and herbs. The pickling liquid is made with apple cider vinegar, mustard seeds, coriander seeds, and, of course, turmeric. It’s a beautiful, golden yellow color that’s almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

photo of Jar with Turmeric Pickled Eggs

Turmeric Pickled Eggs Recipe

Here's a tasty recipe for Turmeric Pickled Eggs that's perfect for preserving your eggs during the off-laying season.
This recipe is a great way to add some flavor and nutrition to your diet. The eggs are marinated in a mixture of spices, including turmeric, which gives them a beautiful golden color and a unique flavor. They're a great source of protein and can be enjoyed on their own or as part of a sandwich.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Chilling time 2 days
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Eggs
Calories 70 kcal


  • Mason jars
  • Saucepan
  • Slotted spoon
  • Measuring cups and spoons


  • 12 hard-boiled eggs peeled
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon dill seeds


  • Combine all ingredients except eggs in a saucepan, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the peeled hard-boiled eggs to the jar, pour hot liquid over them ensuring they are fully submerged in the pickling liquid.
  • Seal the jar tightly and refrigerate for at least 2 days before consuming.
  • To serve, drain the eggs and slice them into quarters. Enjoy!


Nutritional Facts – Per egg:
70 calories
5 grams protein
0 grams carbs
5 grams fat
50 mg sodium
1 gram sugar
The benefits of this recipe are that it’s a healthy snack that’s packed with protein and flavorful spices. The turmeric adds a nice yellow color and anti-inflammatory properties, while the vinegar adds tanginess and helps preserve the eggs.
Keyword curcumin, Eggs, Pickled Eggs, Turmeric

This recipe is perfect for a quick and easy snack or appetizer for any occasion. Impress your friends and family with a jar of golden, delicious pickled eggs at your next gathering. They’re also a great addition to a picnic or potluck.

Recommended Pairing Drink:

Pair with a refreshing lemonade for a sweet and tangy contrast to the spicy eggs.
Or a cold lager, or sparkling water with lemon.

Recommended Pairing Dish:

Serve with a side of naan bread for a delicious and satisfying meal.
Or a simple green salad or grilled veggies.

Useful Tips:

  • Make sure the eggs are fully submerged in the liquid and use fresh, high-quality spices for the best flavor.
  • Use fresh eggs for the best flavor and texture.
  • Don’t overcook the eggs, or they’ll become tough and difficult to peel.
  • Make sure to use a clean and sterile jar for storing the pickled eggs. This will help prevent contamination and keep the eggs fresh.
  • If you want to add some extra flavor to your pickling liquid, try adding a few slices of ginger or a handful of fresh herbs like parsley or dill.
  • Don’t like spicy food? Simply omit the cayenne pepper from the recipe for a milder flavor.


Can I use any other vinegar?

Yes! White vinegar, rice vinegar, or red wine vinegar all work well

Can I add other spices?

Absolutely! Try adding bay leaves, coriander seeds, or garlic cloves for even more flavor.

How do I store the pickled eggs?

Store the jar of pickled eggs in the fridge and consume within 2 weeks.

Are pickled eggs safe to eat?

Yes, as long as they are properly prepared and refrigerated.

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