Feast on this fluffy, filling egg-tastic recipe for weight loss

Published on: 18 November 2021, 18:30 pm IST

During winter, eating an egg a day not only keeps you warm, but also gives you much-needed energy. Instead of eating boiled eggs, enjoy this recipe of a fluffy egg white omelette.

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All the egg lovers out there, this recipe is for you! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
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“Sunday ho ya Monday, roz khao ande!” Eggs are one of the most wholesome and protein-rich foods for breakfast. How about going beyond boiled eggs and whisking an egg mixture for a fluffy omelette to warm up your winter morning?

Having an egg omelette for breakfast is a great choice, not just healthwise, but also as far as taste is concerned. But making an omelette is not an effortless task, isn’t it? Especially when you want it to be fluffy. Wondering how? Let us offer a helping hand!

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Who would have thought that eggs could taste so good! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Try out this fluffy egg white omelette recipe as your next special breakfast during the winter season. 

Here’s the recipe for a fluffy egg white omelette
Ingredients you will need:
  • Two eggs
  • One yolk (optional)
  • Pepper, oregano, chilly flakes. salt to taste
Method:
  1. Take two eggs, separate the egg yolks from the egg white.
  2. Whisk the egg white till it is fluffy and stiff. Check the stiffness by dipping a fork in it, and see if the mixture forms a peak.
  3. Add salt, pepper, oregano, and chilly flakes to taste.
  4. If you wish, you can add one egg yolk to the mix, but only once the egg white mix is ready. Do not over-mix.
  5. Meanwhile, heat a pan with a spoon of ghee in it on low flame
  6. Add the fluffy mixture and spread it nice and round.
  7. Put a lid and allow it to cook till it leaves the sides.
  8. Don’t flip the omelette. Instead, fold it carefully to avoid flattening the fluff. 
  9. Cook it for another two minutes then fold one-third of the omelette to the center and the opposite side over. Simply slide onto a plate and enjoy it hot.

If you want, sprinkle shredded cheese across the center and then turn off the heat. 

So why should you try this recipe this winter?

If any food deserves the true tag of being a superfood, it is eggs. Vidhi Chawla, a dietitian and the owner of Fisico Diet Clinic, told HealthShots, “Eggs, the protein-rich superfood, offer us a variety of benefits to not just our bodily strength but also to your heart.”

fluffy egg white omelette
You can uplift your mood with this recipe! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Eggs are packed with essential vitamins and minerals, as well as selenium, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus,omega-3 fatty acids, and antioxidants, among other nutrients. According to the expert, the yolk portion of the egg contains lecithin which makes this superfood super healthy. Egg is a staple in a variety of dishes and has an excellent nutritional profile. 

Here are five major health benefits of eggs:
1. Good for brain

Eating eggs can ensure that you feel more focused and can concentrate better.

2. Protect eyes

Eggs are rich in two antioxidants that can reduce this risk and protect our eyes.

3. Great for heart

Contrary to popular belief, eggs are a rich source of HDL (high-density lipoprotein) which is a type of good cholesterol.

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Eggs for better heart health. Image courtesy: Shutterstock.
4. Help in weight loss

Eggs are high in protein which means that consuming them makes us feel full fairly quickly and that feeling lasts for a while. This reduces the instances of overeating and helps in cutting down calories too. So, eggs can be a great option for those who are on their weight loss journey.

5. Promote hair health

Eggs also offer us a variety of benefits to our hair. Rich in protein and biotin, eggs provide nourishment and texture to damaged tresses and prevent hair breakage by conditioning the scalp.

So go ahead and try out this recipe this winter!

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