December 12, 2007
Egg is one excellent and versatile ingredient that has amused me a lot in my culinary journey. I am also putting my head along with you all to crack the age old puzzle – Who came first - the egg or the chicken????
Jokes apart, egg are truly an amazing ingredient that can be added in making an appetizing breakfast, snacks or a scrumptious lunch or dinner. When it comes to breakfast recipes, eggs are extensively used for making yummy delicious fluffy Omelets, or you could also easily poach, scramble or hard boil the eggs and use them in making various variations of egg dishes. Boiled eggs are widely used for preparing the popular snack namely Egg Puffs which most of us love to eat when its just hot. Another amazing and delectable snack is the Paneer Egg rolls. Soups are excellent appetizer and sometimes eggs are added into the soup to make it more delicious and nutritious. Tomato Egg drop soup is one such fantastic soup that you must try.
Nutritionally eggs are protein rich and breakfast with eggs would simply give you all the power for keeping you fit for the whole day. Eggs are obviously cheaper than other food available and they also get cooked very fast. Eggs are naturally produced food containing many essential nutrients in a balanced diet for adults and children. Egg is an excellent source of protein, rich in vitamins A, D, E, B12, minerals and calcium. Egg delights are liked most during breakfast. The most common and fast breakfast for any common man is the bread with eggs or bread with omelette. Eggs can also be taken raw to add more proteins in one’s diet. They are the ideal food, super fast cooked budget meal to place at the table while you have sudden guest at home.
Every part of an egg is edible, although the eggshell is generally discarded. Eggs are used in making savoury and sweet dishes. It is used for preparing delicious cakes, biscuits etc. There are also added in making appetizing and yummy French Toast (French toast is a common breakfast item prepared by frying a piece of bread soaked in an sweetened egg batter mixture. French toast or ‘poor knights’ is a common breakfast item prepared by frying a piece of bread soaked in a sweetened egg batter mixture. Normally French toast was developed as a way to use day old stale bread. French toast is a breakfast dish served in North America and few other countries in Europe and is occasionally called eggy bread in United Kingdom).
Here I am putting in some of my most easy and popular egg recipes that I love the most. You too can try and enjoy making a variety of egg dishes.
Egg biryani is perfect combo made with hard boiled eggs added into flavoured rice striking of aroma and richness. Biryani is loved by all mainly for its distinctive spices and the flavourful rice that is made with basmati rice, spices, egg, chicken, meat, fish or vegetables.
Egg Salan/ Egg Korma
Egg salan is one of most popular Hyderabadi dish goes well with dum biryani, salan gravy is mixed nuts grind and cooked with spices which give very good taste especially when we eat with biryani, pulao.
Chicken Egg Fry-Anda Pardha Murg
Chicken Egg fry or Murgi Anda Wala is an awesome dish made with cooked chicken; pan fried coated with egg mixture and bread crumbs and pan fry until crisp.
This is a somewhat old-fashioned dish but still very good and easy to make. I actually found it in an old cook. This dish would be good to serve at a brunch--just keep the croquettes warm in a chafing dish or crock pot.
Fried Boiled Eggs Egg Pakora
Bread discs topped with spicy potato mixture sprinkled with sesame seeds and deep fried till perfection.
Paneer Egg Shakshuka
Shakshouka (also shakshuka) is a dish of eggs poached in a sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, onions, often spiced with cumin. It is believed to have a Tunisian origin.
Pepper Rings Egg Makhani
Absolutely an innovative and creative egg recipe made with spicy Egg mixture cooked in bell pepper rings with makhani gravy.
Andey Ka Kutt
Boiled eggs cooked in delicious spicy thin gravy. Goes well with roti, roomali roti, chapatti or rice!
Egg chamman is also commonly known as Anda Saag wala which consists of boiled egg cooked in a combination of spicy spinach creamy thick gravy. An amazing combination that can be eaten with roti, chapatti, naan or phulkas.
Eggs in Spicy Chettinad Masala
Eggs in Spicy Chettinad Masala is an exotic dish made with some freshly roasted aromatic spices; shallots cooked in a spicy gravy and boiled fried egg dunked in and cooked for few minutes.
Soft boiled eggs cooked in a tangy tamarind sauce combined with spices to give a zing taste and flavor to the taste buds. A popular south Indian dish commonly known as Guddu pulusu or kodi guddu pulusu.
Egg Roast - Kerala recipe
Eggs roast is a delicious onion and tomato based gravy paired with steamed rice flour is one of the most popular breakfast combos in Kerala, almost synonymous with life in Kerala. This Egg Roast is spicy and delicious and is sure to be a hit among family and friends.
Saoji Maharashtrian Egg Curry
Saoji curry is a Maharastrian style of cooking. There are several different styles for making Egg Curry and this recipe originated from Nagpur. Serve Egg Curry with a vegetable side dish and rice.
Egg burji or Anda burji is a very common and liked dish made with egg. Eggs scrambled and spiced to perfection. Goes well with anything or sandwich between 2 breads.
Breakfast Egg Potato Bread Upma
Upma is very common breakfast in south India but this egg dish is an innovation of making upma with bread, eggs and spices cooked together to make it extremely delectable to eat. It’s just good and this would be the best way to feed the kids as some of them hate eating bread directly, hence this bread and egg mixture preparations makes a good alternative for them.
Simple Egg Curry with Pressure Cooked Onion Tomato Gravy
Boiled eggs cooked in a spicy tomato onion based masala curry.
Egg Cube Curry
Egg cube curry is a very simple dish with eggs boiled, cut into cubes and simmered into mildly spiced gravy.
Masala Egg Paratha
Masala Egg Paratha is delicious Indian flat bread made with grated boiled egg spice mix stuffed in whole wheat bread dough and pan fried until golden in colour.
I am sure most of you must be delighted with this series of simple, easy to prepare and highly delicious Egg dishes. If you wish to watch more egg dishes then, do click on: https://www.vahrehvah.com/egg-recipes
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