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27 September, 2017

Egg Omelette|Indian Masala Omelette

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Egg Omelette is much appreciated in my place especially the Indian Omelette. Simple to make with whatever is available in your pantry this protein rich dish is good for young and old alike if you are an Ovo-vegetarian.  
 Indian Masala OmletteEgg Omelette

Indian Masala Omlette

According to Wikipedia,” In cuisine, an omelette or omelet is a dish made from beaten eggs fried with butter or oil in a frying pan (without stirring as in scrambled egg). It is quite common for the omelette to be folded around a filling such as cheese, chives, vegetables, meat (often ham or bacon), or some combination of the above. Whole eggs or sometimes only egg whites are beaten with a small amount of milk, cream, or even water.”

Masala Omelette is another name for an Indian Omelette.

Indian omelets  are generally made with green chillies, dhania/ coriander leaves, and onions all chopped fine. A dash of turmeric and salt to taste is added to the eggs. Generally to make an omelette fluffy you beat the ingredients well add a tablespoon of room temperature milk per egg and your omelette will be fluffier.

An egg is extremely versatile you can make anything from  Fried Egg, Egg Curry, Bhuna Masala Egg Curry to  Devilled Eggs/Deviled Eggs/Eggs Mimosa,    Anda Bhurji Wraps/ Scrambled Eggs Wrap ~Indian style, Egg Chat, Kerala Malabar Style |Mutta Biryani| Egg Biryani. 

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Egg Omelette
Healthy Egg Omelette is Protein rich and doubles up as Breakfast, Brunch, Snack or Dinner! Your choice
Egg Omelette, Indian Masala Omlette
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Egg Omelette, Indian Masala Omlette
  1. In a big bowl add half of all the ingredients i.e. the onions, mushrooms, chillies, red chilli powder, turmeric, salt and eggs.
    Ingredients for Indian Masala Omelette
  2. Beat with a fork till the volume doubles up.
  3. Heat 1/2 tablespoon of oil in a non-stick pan.
  4. Add the 2 tablespoons milk and beat again.
  5. The pan must be hot lower the flame to minimum and add the mixture to the pan.
  6. Swirl the pan so that the mixture spreads well. You can also use the spatula to move the egg mixture to the edges of the pan.
    Egg Omelette|Indian Masala Omlette
  7. Here you can dip the slices of bread in the egg. Then turn the slices over. This way the slices are coated with egg on both the sides.
  8. Once the eggs set and the mixture appears cooked in the centre carefully flip the omelette and cook on the other side.(look at notes for easy flipping techniques)
  9. Serve hot.
    Egg Omelette, Indian Masala Omlette
  10. Repeat with the balance ingredients.
Recipe Notes

To flip  an omelette without hassles you can use 2 methods.

  1. Use a lid with a heat proof handle and invert the pan on the lid after loosening the sides of the omelette.  The omelette will drop in the lid then gently ease it into the pan the uncooked side down.
  2. This is difficult but I love this method give the pan a sharp jerk. The omelette must jump out of the pan and then it turns over. Hold the pan steady under the falling omelette. A lot of practice and torn omelette later I still have troubles when I try this method.
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10 thoughts on : Egg Omelette|Indian Masala Omelette

  • September 27, 2017 at 10:25 am

    Like your plating ! The mushroom adds on to the protein of the egg , the first click is eye catching !!

  • September 27, 2017 at 2:05 pm

    Interesting to note the mushrooms added, we have always kept it basic, good option!

  • September 28, 2017 at 12:47 am

    Makes me hungry, egg omelette sandwich is my all time favourite, simply love the addition of mushrooms here.

  • Sapna
    September 28, 2017 at 10:34 pm

    Masala omelette is everyone’s favourite who loves eggs. A balanced protein based breakfast.

  • September 30, 2017 at 12:57 am

    My family loves masala omelet. Its such a hearty quick meal.

  • October 7, 2017 at 8:01 am

    Looks yum! Classic breakfast

  • October 8, 2017 at 6:29 pm

    Looks yum… perfect breakfast meal…

  • October 14, 2017 at 2:51 pm

    The first experience for me tasting a masala omlette was in a resort in coonoor. From then on I am a big fan of this masala omelette. too loves it and I make it often. Your looks just perfect.


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