Boiled Eggs or Omelette which is Healthy to Eat

Boiled Eggs or Omelette which is Healthy to Eat

Boiled Eggs vs Omelette

Love eggs? Does it matter if it is boiled egg, fried egg or Omelette? Truth is it does matter. The love of eating eggs is part of our staple diet and may have a lasting good or bad effect depending on our eating pattern. In recent trends, because of disposable cash and active marketing, egg has become an integral part of our meal plan.

While we choose egg as a main source of our nutrients, it is even more important to choose how we consume eggs. Most popular egg consumption pattern in India is hard boiled eggs and omelettes. Let us check on the facts about eggs.  How many calories does an boiled egg and egg omelette have it? Are Boiled eggs more healthy than Omelette? Is there a difference in egg nutrition between Omelette and boiled eggs.

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Without much of logic and analysis, between boiled eggs and omelette both of them are the same. The difference starts only by the cooking procedure. Nutrients of both type of eggs are almost same and does not change much depending on how it is used. But cooking methods makes a big impact on the fat, calorie and other nutrients.

Boiled eggs are staraight forward and does not have added calories or fat from cheese or other ingredient while cooking. Hard boiled eggs are simply eggs boiled in water with its shells. So between the option given, Hard boiled eggs are a good choice from health prespective.

Each large hard-boiled egg provides 78 calories, 6.3 grams of protein, 0.6 gram of carbohydrates and 5.3 grams of fat, including 1.6 grams of saturated fat


Versatality of eggs comes handy to make a lot of dish. Adaptability of egg in soo many cuisines is because of this nature of egg to blend in wide variety of dishes. It will be boring to eat boiled egg every single day. But toss eggs with some onion, tomato, chillies, salt, pepper and make a omelette. A delicious egg omelette is ready which is a complement for your sandwich, meals. In fact it is a anytime snacks which can be prepared in 5 minutes. Along with Spanish Omelette and French Omelette, try out our own omelette indian style recipes.

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How healthy is Omelette

How healthy is Omelette depends on how we cook them. The health factors of omelette depends on the ingredients added while preparing the dish. If we just add veggies it adds the nutrition and makes it more healthier than plain boiled eggs. On contrary if we add it with more oil, cheese and unhealthy fat then your delicious omelette is your worst enemy for your body.

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Though a solid majority of people consider boiled eggs are healthy, Home made omelette, boiled eggs, scarmbled eggs are all healthy food. Enjoy your tasty egg omelette with healthy ingredients and make it in home. Study says, people who eat home food stay healthy for long. Go for a oil less cooking, because oil is more dangerous to health than the eggs.