1) This recipe makes chia eggs using whole chia seeds. However, you can also use ground chia seeds if you like. Chia eggs are very easy to make. Make 1 chia egg with 1 tablespoon chia seeds mixed with 3 tablespoons water. Let it sit for at least 10 minutes until a gel forms. This chia gel is 1 chia egg. Chia eggs have the same binding strength of eggs so it's a great vegan egg replacement in baked goods.