How to make Eggs Benedict -

A classic English breakfast dish – poached eggs served with delicious hollandaise sauce .

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Eggs (अंडे), English muffins (इंग्लिश मफीन्ज़)

Cuisine : American

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Eggs Benedict

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Hindi: anda
You should always stack your fridge with at least a dozen of them. Why? Handiest food to have around! Kids are hungry? Make some egg sandwiches. Guests come in, make an egg curry or egg biryani. You are hungry? Poach an egg and have it topped with stir fried veggies – perfect protein source for the body! Check the freshness – keep a raw egg in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will stay at the bottom while stale eggs stand on end or float.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Eggs Benedict Recipe

  • Eggs 4

  • English muffins 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • English muffins 2

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Egg yolks 4

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Butter clarified 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 5-6

  • Fresh basil leaves handtorn 6 leaves

Method

Step 1

Break eggs and separate the yolks into a pan. Whisk them well.

Step 2

Boil some water in a bigger pan. Add lemon juice, two tablespoons of water to the yolks and mix. Keep the pan with the yolks over the boiling water. Cook, stirring continuously, till thick and smooth.

Step 3

Remove the pan from heat and add clarified butter, drop by drop, stirring continuously till about half the butter is used up.

Step 4

Then add the remaining butter, a little more at a time till all the butter is used up. Add salt and crushed pepper and mix. If the sauce becomes too thick, keep the pan in the double boiler again and whisk.

Step 5

Tear two basil leaves and mix. Keep the sauce warm.

Step 6

Heat some water in a pan. When the water begins to boil, add vinegar and salt. Break the eggs, one by one, into a small bowl and then gently slide the egg into the boiling water. Gently fold the egg white over the yolk and cook till the yolk sets.

Step 7

Heat some water in a pan. When the water begins to boil, add vinegar and salt. Break the eggs, one by one, into a small bowl and then gently slide the egg into the boiling water. Gently fold the egg white over the yolk and cook till the yolk sets.

Step 8

Remove the poached eggs with a perforated spoon onto a plate.

Step 9

Take English muffins and slit into two horizontally. Apply butter to both the halves.

Step 10

Place the muffin halves on a plate, place a poached egg over each half. Place a basil leaf over each egg. Spoon some hollandaise sauce over it.

Step 11

Grill the muffins in a preheated oven for two minutes till the eggs are gratinated.

Step 12

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.