Indian Style Omelette

Indian Style OmeletteOmelette is made by pan with beaten eggs that is spread like a pancake and pan fried. This maybe the simplest course everyone can make.In India, omelettes are made for unexpected guests or when one is short of time. It is so simple to put together. I have tasted so many varieties of omelette in different places including the cheesy omelette, fluffy omelette, masala omelette, vegetable omelette etc. Today I will be sharing the recipe for the classic Indian style omelette called Masala Omelette. It is an old style recipe that has been followed for years.


Eggs – 2
Onion – 1 or 6 shallot onions (finely chopped)
Green Chili – 1 (finely chopped)
Cilantro (Coriander Leaves) – 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
Red Chili Powder – 1/4 tsp
Cumin Powder – ? tsp
Turmeric Powder – ? tsp
Pepper Powder – ? tsp
Salt – to taste
Vegetables – ? cup (finely chopped tomato, capsicum, carrot, mushroom etc)
1.Whether you prefer to make the simple omelette or the spicy masala omelette, the recipe is the same as below.
2.Break the eggs into a mixing bowl and add all the remaining ingredients to it.
3.Beat it well with a fork or a egg beater.
4.Heat a skillet or a frying pan over medium low heat. Add 1-2 tsp of oil and gently pour the egg mixture.
5.Carefully spread the egg mixture in a circular shape and spread the onion uniformly.
6.Let it cook for a minute on the first side before flipping it. The egg will no longer be runny.
7.Cook the other side for about 30 seconds.
Indian Style Omelette
Serving Suggestions
It is usually served by itself for breakfast. It goes well with some tomato ketchup or green chutney.
It is also served with some toasted bread to make a quick sandwich. These bread omelettes are very popular railway station food in India.
They can be served with rice or used to make omelette curry, the recipe of which I will share soon.