I know you will be shocked. But after starting my paleo diet, I had to include eggs because I was not getting enough proteins with my pure vegetarian diet. So after a lot of thinking, after a lot of cajoling from hubby, one fine day I started taking eggs in my diet. The first two weeks were so horrible. As you all know I have been making egg free dishes the past seven years and I stopped eating eggs nearly 20 years back. Even though I made cakes with eggs for customers, I never tried eating them. Now I had to eat because I was missing out important nutrients. Now I have come to accept the taste and have been looking for recipes which can successfully mask the odour of eggs. I am better with boiled eggs than omelette. I don’t know why but I couldn’t stand omelettes. But for the boiled eggs, I have started sauteing them in spices and onions so that the taste of onions are overpowering which masks the eggs taste. This is one more recipe which tastes like fried rice with all those Indo Chinese flavours again masking the smell of eggs. I really feel so bad for this sensitiveness.
Recently I found out that duck eggs are so good and has fat when compared to chicken eggs. And as paleo is a fat based diet, we get duck egg in our paleo shop. At first I was just consuming them as boiled eggs but yesterday tried this fried rice. I was so happy that it turned out great. Duck egg has a super large yolk and so the resulting dish will be yellow in colour. That is why the fried rice is also yellow. I haven’t added any colouring to the dish. And I used my homemade green chilly sauce which paired with other flavours perfectly. Ever since hubby started taking non vegetarian dishes ( yep, I make meat dishes too. My mom should be there to see this. I am sure she would be so happy that my tolerance level has increased so much ) I have been living in my kitchen. I do three dishes for every meal. One for Sruti, one for myself and one for hubby. Just multiply it with three, I have to do nine dishes everyday, so I reside in my kitchen! But I am thoroughly enjoying all these cooking. I am learning a lot every day and that is why I am unable to concentrate on baking. I am looking for a way to include baking also in this tight schedule, but I think it will take some time to get used to.
Duck Eggs – 3
Ghee – 1 tbs
Onion – 1
Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 tbs
Green Chilly Sauce (click for recipe) – 2 tbs
Soy Sauce – 1 tsp
Cauliflower rice (click for recipe) – 1 1/2 cupsoriander Leaves / Green Onions To Garnish
In a pan heat ghee and add onions.
Add ginger garlic paste and saute until the raw smell is gone.
Add green chilly sauce and soy sauce and mix well.
Break the eggs into a bowl and whisk until the yolks and the whites are combines.
Add it to the pan and let it cook on low flame. At first the eggs will be very thin, but once it starts cooking they will firm up. Keep on stirring until the eggs resemble soft paneer.
Add in the cauliflower rice and salt to taste, cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.
The rice and eggs will become al-dente.
Add in the coriander or green onions and serve immediately.