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Cooking vegan scrambled eggs - recipe

Make your own vegan scrambled eggs with tofu and Kala Namak - Here's how!

Do you want to get a vegan scrambled eggs do it yourself? Perfect! Then I have the recipe for the perfect scrambled egg alternative for you! It's easy to make with tofu, the sulphur salt kala namak, turmeric and a little vegetable oil.

In this short article, I would like to show you how I went about it.

Why cook vegan scrambled eggs with tofu?

Before we start cooking and enjoying, a quick answer to the question: Why all this? Personally, I was motivated to cook vegan scrambled eggs for the following reasons:

  • Long shelf life of tofu: Tofu from the supermarket will keep for ages, whereas eggs can go bad after just under a week. (see Reduce food waste)
  • Almost identical taste: The vegan scrambled eggs end up tasting so incredibly delicious and similar that I was really surprised the first time I tried them. The egg-like taste is mainly due to the sulphurous Kala Namak salt.
  • Also comparable to the eye: The turmeric powder makes the tofu yellowish in color and is basically no different from classic scrambled eggs.
  • No factory farming: Become a vegetarian, is already an important step! However, the egg is a vegetarian product that the Factory farming, and all the problems that come with it. (see also: Why being a vegetarian is not enough)
  • No cruelty to animals: In factory farming, these sensitive animals are fattened at record speed and kept in cramped cages. Added to this is the development of laying performance. In 1950, a hen laid around 120 eggs a year - today it is already 300 eggs.₁ Whether organic or conventional eggs - in the end, we exploit the animals for our taste. Personally, I don't think that's right.

If you want to know, Why you should always eat a vegan dietyou can find out in the linked article.

Ingredients for your vegan scrambled eggs

Make vegan scrambled eggs yourself - recipe

Soooo! Now you should have a little more motivation to get cracking with the wooden spoon. You'll need the following ingredients to make your own vegan scrambled eggs:

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 300 g silken tofu (alternatively natural tofu)
  • 1/2 tsp Kala Namak (sulfur salt, you get here*)
  • 1 TSP Turmeric

If you want, you can spice up your scrambled eggs alternative with the following ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon yeast flakes
  • Salt/Pepper
  • 1 small onion
  • 4-5 small tomatoes
  • 2 mushrooms
  • Some parsley

Did you cook it the same way? If you have any suggestions or experiences with other ingredients / variations of vegan scrambled rice, please write me a comment.

How to cook your vegan scrambled eggs!

The video should explain the approximate process well. Simply add some vegetable oil and the piece of tofu to the pan. Then chop it up and fry it. Add a little turmeric - and don't forget the kala namak sulphur salt. Be sure to add a few mushrooms and tomatoes - and you're done!

Did everything work out? Do you have any questions about vegan scrambled eggs? Then just write me a comment.

Bon appétit!

Christoph from CareElite - Plastic-free living

PS.: In the Nutrition blog we regularly serve you new tips and recipes! For example, take a look at the article about sustainable cooking inside.

₁ Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL): Neue Wege für mehr Tierwohl - Ein Magazin des Bundesministeriums für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft, 1st edition, January 2016, p. 7.

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Christoph Schulz

Christoph Schulz

I'm Christoph, an environmental scientist and author - and here at CareElite I'm campaigning against plastic waste in the environment, climate change and all the other major environmental problems of our time. Together with other environmentally conscious bloggers, I want to give you tips & tricks for a naturally healthy, sustainable life as well as your personal development.

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