Heard Of Eggs Chou Chou, The Parsi-Style Breakfast?
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Eggs are one of the most versatile ingredients in your pantry. Easy to make and readily available, eggs are perfect for your breakfast, lunch, and dinner. From a masala omelette to a poached variety, there are plenty of eggs that are suitable for your morning meal. The Parsis are one community that enjoys eggs.

Eating eggs is definitely good for your health, as they contain a good amount of protein and amino acids and are a great source of vitamin D. Parsis devour different kinds of eggs for breakfast. These include akuri, or scrambled eggs; salli par eedu, or poached eggs with fried potato straws, aka salli; and the poro, or Parsi omelette. However, eggs chou chou is a speciality that can be eaten for breakfast.

What Are Eggs Chou Chou?

Eggs chou chou is a Parsi style of making eggs, where the boiled eggs are separated,  whites and yolks. The egg whites are finely chopped and topped with fried potato straws, or salli, and garnished with caramelised onions. The Worcestershire sauce or any sauce of your choice is blended with the mix to give it a distinct flavour.


    4 boiled eggs

    1 peeled and sliced potato

    ½ cup chopped coriander leaves

    1 diced onion


    Chopped green chillies

    1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce



    Begin by boiling eggs and separating the egg whites from the egg yolk.

    Slice potatoes into thin straws and fry them until golden brown.

    Then, put oil in a pan and add onions. Caramelize them properly.

    Add in your sauce with all the ingredients and spices.

    Place the egg white mixture carefully and top it with the yolk.

    Garnish with potato straws and enjoy.