Friday, 22 November 2013

Stuffed Omelette

Eggs are the perfect choice for breakfast. The protein in eggs provides steady and sustained energy that starts your day off right. Eggs' nutrients can help you with weight management, muscle strength, eye health, brain function and having a healthy pregnancy. The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a range of 18 vitamins and minerals. They're also hugely versatile. It has unsaturated fats and antioxidants.IMG_20131122_081451
Keep eggs away from strong-smelling foods as they can become tainted. To maintain freshness it is better to store eggs in the fridge as they will last longer. Whole eggs will last for around 3 weeks after laying if kept in the fridge in their box or in a separate covered compartment. You can store whites for up to 3 weeks. Yolks will last up to 3 days, these should also be covered properly. Both whites and yolks can be frozen for up to 3 months.
Prep time:15 mins  |Cook time:20 mins   |Serves:3
Cuisine: Indian
 Method
 For the omlette
Ingredients
Quantity
Eggs
3 nos
White pepper powder
¼ tsp.
Salt
As required
Water
2 tbsp.
Oil/butter
For frying
  For the filling
Grated carrots
¼ cup or ½ cup
Shredded cabbage
¼ cup
Finely chopped onions
2 tbsp.
Sliced capsicum
1 tbsp.
Ginger garlic paste
2 tsp.
White pepper powder
1 tsp.
Salt
To taste
Red chilli sauce
½ tsp.
Grated Brocolli
½ cup
Sprouted green gram
 ¼ cup
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For the filling
1. Heat oil in a pan and fry onions with ginger garlic paste.Keep stirring till the raw smell goes off.Stuffed1 2.Now add carrot, cabbage,capsicum and stir till the veggies are mixed and cooked properly.stuff23.Sprinkle salt, white pepper powder, red chilli sauce, mix well. Transfer the filling from pan to a vessel.
For omelettes
1. Beat eggs with water, salt and pepper.Divide the mixture into two equal parts.Heat oil in a tawa and prepare omelette’s separately.stuff5 2. Put a little of the filling slightly away from the center of each omelet. IMG_20131122_080745 3. Fold over to resemble half-moon and press down with ladle.
Notes
Serve with a variety of sauces like tomato sauce and chilli sauce.

15 comments:

  1. Healthy and delicious omelette..It really suite for kids lunch box.. thank you for sharing wonderful recipe

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  2. Health packed Omelette.. A treat to kids..

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    1. Yes Resna and Nithya..By this way I can insert lot of veggie to my kids.My son's fav omelette with brocolli.

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  3. drool worthy omelette...looks so tempting..great recipe for feeding kids veggies too :-)

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  4. this is like a meal in itself!!! so yum...

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    1. Of course ..Its like a meal,just wanna fill kids tummy with healthy foods.

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  5. Very healthy, and nice way of sneaking vegetables in..

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  6. seems very delicious and interesting twist...will try..

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  7. very healthy and filling omelette...

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  8. Very healthy and delicious recipe, visit my space if u get time

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  9. wow it's seriously a very healthy breakfast i will give it a try then will share my experience :)

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  10. healthy one n kids sure love this innovative egg omeltte.

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