Second Friday in the month of October every year has been declared as World Egg Day. Floated by IEC Vienna in the year 1996, World Egg Day highlights the high nutritional profile of eggs and reiterates the importance of eating eggs regularly for healthy diet. World Egg Day 2020 falls on October 9 and we take this as an opportunity to share a great recipe of eggs that is apt for this time of the year. The sudden nip in the air makes us feel good about the weather but may also make us vulnerable to seasonal flus. A warm, nutrient-loaded soup can bring us the much-needed comfort.
Eggs, as well know, are super rich in proteins and vitamins like vitamin A. The combination of eggs and soup sits well with any weight loss diet. So, make this energy-giving, satiating, Indian-style egg soup today to celebrate the goodness of eggs.
Step-By-Step Egg Soup Recipe –
(Serving – 2)
1 small-medium onion, finely chopped
1 small-medium tomato, finely chopped
1 tsp garlic, grated
1 tsp ginger, chopped
Salt to taste
Black pepper powder to taste
1 tbsp white vinegar
1 tbsp cornstarch
Salt to taste
Olive oil/ghee (clarified butter) for cooking
Coriander leaves/spring onion leaves for garnishing
Step 1 – Crack the eggs in a bowl and whisk well with some salt and black pepper powder. Keep aside.
Step 2 – Heat some olive oil or ghee in a pan. Saute onion, garlic and ginger till light brown.
Step 3 – Add tomatoes, salt, black pepper powder and saute till tomatoes wilt. Then add some water and bring it to a boil.
Step 4 – Add beaten eggs gradually while stirring continuously. Keep stirring till eggs scramble and cook.
Step 5 – Now mix corn flour with some water to make slurry and pour in the soup. Mix well and let the soup cook for around 5 minutes.
Step 6 – Add vinegar. If you don’t like the taste of vinegar, you can add a few drops of lemon juice instead. Mix well and turn off the gas.
Garnish with coriander leaves and have this tasty soup hot. This protein-rich egg soup will keep you warm during the weather transition and may also aid weight loss.