Humans have been consuming eggs since the dawn of human time. There have been different research findings which states the positives and negatives of eggs. Is there anything without benefits and hazards in this world? If you compare the positives and negatives of this food, the positives tend to weigh a lot more than the negatives. There are many misconceptions about egg yolks too. It was demonized in the health-food industry as causing blood-cholesterol levels to skyrocket. But this is not so. Eggs are a nutritional power house, with a fantastic source of lean proteins and heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Egg is a perfect food to start your day. Loaded with vitamins and proteins, it is also a good source of Phosphorus and Riboflavin. This is an high energy giving food. A protein packed breakfast helps sustain mental and physical energy through out the day. The most most important health benefit and good news to weight watchers are that egg contains zero carbs and no sugar. It is also rich in choline which helps promotes normal cell activities and liver functions. Last but not the least it contains all 9 essential amino acids. And also, most cereals, yogurts, milk and fruits can’t claim this benefits.
Omelettes, bulls eye, deviled egg, Egg Benedict’s, Baked omelettes, the list is endless most of which are had for breakfast. Varieties of muffins, cupcakes, pancakes and crepes are also made with this wonderful food for a morning delight. Once such version is my dish of the day.
Boiled eggs and sweet potatoes and some spices along with my heroine coconut milk is an absolutely fantastic dish to go with rice or bread. Potatoes are used for this dish which I replaced it with sweet potatoes. Minimal ingredients, the usual ginger garlic not in. Cooking the onions and sweet potatoes together is the highlight of this dish. Both the flavors when infused creates a sweetness, this when combined with the spices gives that extra deliciousness. Nothing much to prepare and no long cooking time.
Cut the boiled eggs into 4 and keep ready.
Then, slice the onions. slit the green chillies. slice the tomatoes.
Peel the sweet potatoes and cut into julienne. Keep the thick coconut milk also ready.
Heat a pan with coconut oil. Add the onions, green chillies and curry leaves.
Saute till tender and pink. Add the potato julienne and give a mix. Put the lid on and cook till the sweet potatoes are almost cooked.
Add in the spice powders now. Fry till well roasted. Since coriander powder is more in quantity make sure the raw flavor is gone completely.
Add the tomatoes now and cook till soft.
Add the coconut milk and combine well. Allow it to simmer for 5 minutes.
Finally add the sliced eggs and gently mix until well coated with the masala.
And also keep on low flame and let it boil for a couple of minutes.
Add some fresh curry leaves and a dash of coconut oil.
Serve hot with Rice or bread of your choice.