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5 Ways to Make Eggs

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Eggs are healthy and good to eat everyday. They are a good source of choline and effective in reducing the risk for heart disease. If you are interested in knowing more benefits about eggs click here. There are many ways in which you can cook eggs. In this blog I will share with you five different ways to make tasty recipes using eggs.

1: HARD EGG

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Hard egg is also known as boiled egg. It refers to both white and yellow yolk being boiled fully from both inside and outside. Hard eggs are good to eat every morning and the recipe for it is very quick and simple.

Ingredients:

  • 2 egg
  • Salt ( according to taste)
  • Pinch black pepper
  • 200 ml water

Process:

  • In a small pan add 200ml of water and 2 eggs. Let it boil for about 15-20 minutes on a medium flame.
  • Once it gets boiled, peel off its shell and cut it into half. For garnishing you can add a pinch of black pepper and salt. 

2: SOFT EGG

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Contrarily to hard egg, the yolk in soft egg will remain creamy. Rest of the method to make a soft egg is similar to that of a hard egg. Below is the recipe for soft egg.

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 200 ml water
  • Salt ( according to taste)
  • Pinch of black pepper

Process:

  • In a small pan, add 200ml of water and 2 eggs. Let it boil for 8-10 minutes.
  • Once it’s boiled, peel off the shell and cut it into half. The yolk will be creamy in this case. You can add a pinch of black pepper and salt to season it.

3: BASTED EGG

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Basted egg is cooked in little butter or oil. Upper white part is cooked but the yellow yolk will be creamy. Basted eggs are better than frying eggs as they are cooked with less butter or oil. Below is the recipe of basted eggs.

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg
  • Half tbsp butter or oil
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Salt ( according to taste)

Process:

  • Take a small cooking pan and add butter or oil in it. Once the butter melts, crack an egg onto the pan. Make sure to keep the gas on medium flame.
  • Carefully slide the egg into oil or melted butter and cook it for about 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Once the edge becomes white, sprinkle some water on the pan, cover it immediately with a lid and let it steam for 1 to 2 minutes. When the yolk gets covered with the white part, that means it is ready to serve.

4: OVER EASY EGG

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In an over easy egg yellow yolk will be creamy and the egg will be cooked from both the sides. Recipe for an easy egg is very easy. Below is the recipe for an over-easy egg.

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg
  • Salt ( according to taste)
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Half tbsp butter

Process:

  • In a pan add ½ tbsp of butter or oil. Once the butter melts, crack an egg into the pan and add some salt and pepper. Make sure to keep the gas on medium flame
  • When the white egg is cooked, flip it over carefully to make sure you don’t break the yolk. After flipping, cook it for 30 seconds and it’s ready to serve.

5: OVER HARD EGG

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It is opposite to over easy egg where white and yolk both are fully cooked. Recipe for over hard egg is the same as over easy egg. Below is the recipe for an over-hard egg.

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg
  • Salt ( according to taste)
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Half tbsp butter

Process:

  • In a pan add ½ tbsp of butter or oil. Once the butter melts, crack an egg into the pan and add some salt and pepper. Make sure to keep the gas on medium flame
  • When the yellow yolk becomes firm, flip the egg and cook from the other side for about 2 minutes. Make sure that the yellow yolk is cooked properly.
  • When both white and yellow parts of the egg are cooked properly then it is ready to serve.

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