4 easy egg snacks

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Eggs are a rich and cheap source of protein. For those who are bored of eating regular omelets, boiled eggs or the bull's eye, here are the recipes of four delicious dishes that can be easily prepared using eggs. These dishes can be eaten as nutritious breakfast or as snacks to satiate your hunger pangs. Check out the recipes of egg idli, bread omelet pizza, vegetable egg unniyappam, and mini potato omelet.

Egg idli/idimutta

Ingredients:

4 eggs

½ tsp chilli powder

¼ tsp turmeric powder

¼ tsp coriander powder

¼ tsp black pepper powder

1 ½ tbsp bread crumbs

2 tbsp coconut oil

Salt as required

Preparation:

Crack open one egg each in the holes of the idli vessel and cook in steam

Mix the chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, black pepper powder, bread crumbs, salt and some water in a bowl

Spread this mixture on the cooked eggs and fry in hot oil.

Bread omelet pizza

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Ingredients:

4 eggs

½ tbsp pizza seasoning

2 tbsp pizza sauce

2 tbsp grated mozzarella cheese

¼ capsicum (green, red and yellow)

¼ onion

¼ tomato

2 olives

3 bread slices

½ tbsp butter

Salt as required

Preparation:

Beat the eggs along with the pizza seasoning and salt in a bowl

Heat butter in a pan and pour half of the beaten egg mixture

Dip the bread slices in the beaten eggs and place it over the omelet

Pour the rest of the beaten egg mixture over it and allow the omelet to cook on both the sides

Spread the pizza sauce on one side

Place some grated mozzarella cheese and chopped capsicums, onion, tomato and olives as well

Cover the dish with a lid for the cheese to melt

Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

Vegetable egg unniyappam

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Ingredients:

2 eggs

2 tbsp cabbage

2 tbsp cauliflower

1 tbsp capsicum (red, green, and yellow)

¼ tbsp ginger

1 onion

2 green chillies

3 beans

1 ½ tbsp coconut oil

2 tbsp carrot

¼ tbsp pepper powder

1 tbsp milk

Salt as required

Preparation:

Heat coconut oil in a pan and sauté onion, green chillies, ginger, cabbage, cauliflower, capsicums and carrot

Add the sautéed vegetables into a bowl with beaten eggs and mix well

Grease the holes of the unniyappam vessel and pour spoons full of vegetable – egg mixture into it

Cook until all sides of the unniyappam are crispy and golden

Tastes best when served hot.

Mini potato omelet

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Ingredients:

100 gm potato

3 eggs

1 onion

2 green chillies

1 tbsp coriander leaves

1 tbsp curry leaves

¾ tbsp semolina

Salt as required

Preparation:

Cook the potatoes and mash well

Mix in the onions, egg, coriander leaves, curry leaves, green chillies, and semolina

Beat the eggs with some salt

Make small balls from the potato mixture

Dip these balls in the beaten eggs and shallow fry in hot coconut oil

Serve hot with coriander chutney or tomato ketchup.

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