‘Sunday ho ya Monday, roz khao ande.’ Indeed, eggs are something most of us enjoy immensely. Who can resist creamy well-made scrambled eggs on toast for breakfast or even an eggs benedict? Fried, baked, boiled, poached, eggs are relished in any form at breakfast. And it is not as if eggs ought to be a strictly morning affair only. An egg biryani or egg kurma for lunch or dinner is welcome too. There are endless ways to integrate eggs into one’s diet. Indeed, eggs, are a powerhouse of nutrients and a good source of protein. Eggs Kejriwal may have caught the fancy of Mumbaikars, but there is much more to eggs than that. Whether at street side eateries or fancy restaurants, one can savour a variety of egg dishes in Mumbai.
Herb Crusted Scotch Eggs, Baby Greens at KODE – Freestyle Bar and Kitchen, Lower Parel
Eggs coated with chicken served with creamy béarnaise, pickled onions and micro greens. This is a great way to start an evening with your drinks at Kode. A bite into the scotch eggs and these simply melt in your mouth while the herb crust chicken envelopes your taste buds with a myriad flavour. A treat for the eyes as well as the palate.
Hole In The Egg at Bombay Baking Company at JW Marriott, Juhu
This cute little crusty bun, baked with a filling of eggs along with an onion masala, tomatoes and ham is the perfect choice for breakfast as it proves to be satisfying. Pair it with a coffee and you have a winning combination.
Eggs Divinity at Indigo Delicatessen, Powai
This dish as part of the all-day breakfast menu is a must try if you have not already. Scrambled eggs layered with creamed spinach and potato roesti is a combination of all things good on a plate. The mornay sauce and shaved truffles further add an exotic touch and leave you craving for more.
Eggs Benedict at 212 All Good, Lower Parel
Eggs Benedict never fails you as this dish has a universal appeal. Poached eggs over bacon and buttered toasted English muffin, topped with Hollandaise sauce can prove to be apt for breakfast or perhaps even brunch. Although available now in many variations, the one served here is simplicity personified and tastes delicious with fresh ingredients and a well-made Hollandaise sauce.
Bheeda Par Eeda at SodaBottleOpenerWala, Thane
Sounds like a tongue-twister, but the dish is a simple, home-style Parsi preparation of baked eggs on spicy okra. Although on their mains menu, this delightful dish can be enjoyed just anytime. It is comforting and filling too.
Soft Eggs And Andouille Sausage On Sour Dough Toast at Toast & Tonic, BKC
A carnivore’s delight, this medley of eggs and sausages is well-spiced and creamy. Served on sourdough toast, it offers the right amount of crunch too.
Egg White Frittata at It Happened In New York, Bandra
Apt for those counting their calories and yet seeking their protein fix, this preparation of a fluffy frittata, is unpretentious, yet satiating. The spinach and feta compliment the eggs and the multigrain toast offers the right bite.
Eggs Biryani at Mahesh Lunch Home, Andheri East
If you thought eggs are great just for breakfast and in global dishes, think again. Eggs when combined with rice and spices, can become a complete meal. Indeed, the spicy egg biryani here is a one-dish meal. This lip-smacking biryani even outshines the chicken version and makes you opt for this at each visit.
Food critic, features writer and columnist, Mini Ribeiro is a qualified Journalist, from IIMC New Delhi. She specialises in the Food & Beverage and Hospitality space. As an established food & beverage writer, Mini currently contributes to several leading English publications across the country – Asian Age, Hindustan Times, Sunday Financial Express, Hotelier India, Go Getter and Vistara inflight magazines and Rediff.com. She also has her own You Tube channel called Mini’s Food Fundas. Fond of cooking, Mini enjoys experimenting in the kitchen with various cuisines, with Indian regional food, being her favourite. She has recently started, a platform for home talent, called 'Flavours from Home', an initiative which aims to make women who are passionate about cooking, entrepreneurs.