Indian omelette masala

Serve with salad or chips and a side dipping of mango pickle. healthy balanced lunch idea very filling. 

Serves two 

indian masala omelette is popular in the indian sub continent. 

indian omelette typically contain eggs, green chilli, onions and sometimes tomatoes. 

whilst eggs are not eaten very much in india the indian omelette is popular. the reason why indian people tend to not eat eggs is because hindus believe that eggs are another form of meat so they avoid them. 

omelettes are eaten all over the world, in face it may surprise you that japan consumes the most eggs second to paraguai then china then mexico. 

even though omelette is a french word they are said to have originated in iran. 

in england we typically have omlette with ham, spinach, cheeses, onions.

japanese make an omelette called omu rice 

in spain they make tortia 

and in india they make the famous masala omelette 

 

Ingredients 

  • Eggs (4)
  • Ghee (1tbsp)
  • Fresh coriander or parsley (1 tbsp)
  • Red pepper (1/3)
  • Boiled potatoes cubed (2) 
  • Salt 
  • Turmeric (1/3 tsp)
  • Ground coriander (1/2 tsp)
  • Ground cumin (1/2 tsp)
  • Paprika (1/2 tsp)

Filling 

  • Small onion (1) 
  • Garlic clove (1)
  • Green chilli (1)
  • Vegetable oil

Method

Start by preparing the filling, chop onion, garlic and chilli and then fry until softened. Add all of the spices and fry for ten more minutes, then add in the pepper and potato and fry for another 10 minutes. Season it to taste, then set aside. 

To make the omelette, heat ghee in a frying pan and whisk the eggs in a bowl. Pour the eggs into the pan and cook until firm, then turn it over. Spread the filling over the omelette, then fold and garnish with your choice of fresh herbs and serve. 

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