Masala Omelette is a super quick egg recipe that can be whipped in no time and makes for a lovely breakfast. Pair it with slices of white bread for a hearty homely breakfast. Here is how to make it.
We’re always on the lookout for interesting and healthy breakfast options.
While there are many breakfast recipes, but most of the easy and healthy ones invariably include eggs.
Be it a Pancake, French toast or Eggs made to your fancy!
It could be a sunny side up, boiled eggs, fried eggs, scrambled eggs or a good old fashioned omelette.
Why it is good to eat eggs for Breakfast?
As, eggs are known to be a great source of high quality protein, selenium, Vitamin D, B6 and B12.
When had for breakfast, it provides energy to your body to kick start the day.
I do like eggs of all kinds, but a simple omelette always steals the show.
So, the next time you’re making an omelette for breakfast, go the desi route, make this Indian Masala Omelette and you will not regret it.
This Indian Omelette recipe is the most delicious protein packed breakfast, a fluffy omelette with a few slices of toast is all you need to take you through the day.
It is just the perfect omelette to cook on a lazy Sunday morning, to surprise your loved one or to treat your kids to something special.
So, get ready with the ingredients and try your hands on this easy omelette recipe.
What is Masala Omelette?
It is a delicious omelette recipe with a desi twist.
In this omelette, the egg is whisked with onion, tomatoes, green capsicum, green chillies, milk, salt, fresh coriander, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
It is then cooked in ghee on a wide pan.
I sometimes also like to sprinkle some black pepper powder on the top to increase the heat of the omlette.
So, if you are bored of your plain omelette, give this one a try, it will surely make your morning better.
This simple Indian version of Masala Omelette has eggs, onion, tomatoes, green capsicum, green chillies, milk, salt, fresh coriander, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
I have only added onion, tomato and capsicum in the omelette, but you can go ahead and add vegetables of your choice to make it even more nutritious and filling.
Adding a little milk in the omelette gives you a soft, light and fluffy omelette. You can skip it, it is optional to add the same.
You can even add some fried garlic on the top, it lends a delicious and unique taste to this Indian Omelette.
Adjust the amount of green chillies as per the spice level you need. You can even skip adding them if making it for your kid’s breakfast.
How to make Masala Omelette?
Break the eggs in a bowl. Whisk them well.
Add all the remaining ingredients except ghee in the eggs and whisk well.
Heat a non stick frying pan. Add ghee and spread it all over the pan.
Pour the egg mixture in the heated pan. Cook until the lower side is set.
Flip and cook from other side as well. Serve hot with buttered toast and tomato ketchup.
Indian Omelet Recipe can be prepared using readily available ingredients in the kitchen like fresh juicy tomatoes, onions, a few sprigs of fresh green coriander and some basic spices.
To make this omelette, the eggs are beaten until fluffy, to this all the other ingredients like chopped onions, tomato, coriander, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and a little milk is added and mixed thoroughly.
The addition of milk adds to the fluffiness of the omelette and makes it light and delicious.
Then some desi ghee is added to the pan and the egg mixture is poured in.
There is something oddly satisfying in flipping an omelette to get a lovely well-cooked layer.
Once the omelette is ready, it is to be served hot with some slices of buttered bread and tomato ketchup.
Say hello to a super delicious Sunday breakfast, actually it’s a great breakfast dish to have on any day of the week.
So the next time you are thinking of having eggs don’t fret and make this Indian style Masala Omelette for a change.
Some of the other omelette recipes I’ve posted are Mushroom and Cheese Omelette, and a delicious version of its Spanish cousin, the Asparagus Goat Cheese Frittata.
Masala Egg Omelette by frying the masala
This is another way of making this masala omelette.
Heat ghee in a pan. Add onion and ginger and garlic paste and fry until browned.
Add tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes until they turn mushy.
Now add the dry masalas like coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder and garam masala powder and fry for 2-3 minutes.
Now add this masala in whisked eggs along with chopped coriander and make omelette from this mixture.
This recipe will give it a totally new taste.
You can also add chopped capsicum to this mixture and add grated cheese on top.
The best companion to this omelette is toasted Bread Slices or even a Pav.
I like to toast my bread until it is crisp but you can even try pairing it with softly toasted bread.
Instead of using a toaster for toasting the bread, you can also toast it on a tawa.
It gives a totally different taste to the bread.
I also like to serve it with plain Tawa Paratha.
Cheese Masala Omelette – You can add grated cheddar or processed cheese to the egg mixture to make a cheesy omelette.
Or else, after pouring the eggs in the pan, cook them until they are set and then sprinkle cheese on top and cook until cheese melts.
Kerala Masala Omelette – To make Kerala Style masala Omelette, whisk eggs with salt, pepper, milk and red chilli powder.
Heat coconut oil in a pan.
Add onion, curry leaves and green chilli and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Pour the egg mixture on top and spread the mixture all over the pan.
Sprinkle grated fresh coconut on top. Cook from both the sides.
Masala Omelette Curry – Make an omelette and roll into a cylinder. Cut into 1 inch pieces.
Make a onion tomato based curry and once the curry is done, add the omelette pieces in it.
Masala Omelette Sandwich – Make the omelette and sandwich it between two bread slices.
Apply butter on both the sides of the sandwich.
Heat a pan and toast the sandwich from both the sides until crisp and golden brown.
Cut into diagonal and serve hot.
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Masala Omelette Recipe
- 2 eggs
- 2 tbsp Onion (Finely Chopped)
- 1 tbsp Tomato (Finely Chopped)
- 1 tbsp Green Capsicum (Finely Chopped)
- ½ tsp Green Chilli (Finely Chopped)
- 1 tbsp Fresh Coriander (Finely Chopped)
- ⅛ tsp Turmeric Powder
- ¼ tsp Red Chilli Powder
- 2 tbsp Milk
- Salt to taste
- 1 tsp Ghee
- Break the eggs in a bowl.
- Whisk them well.
- Add all the remaining ingredients except ghee in the eggs and whisk well.
- Heat a non stick frying pan.
- Add ghee and spread it all over the pan.
- Pour the egg mixture in the heated pan.
- Cook until the lower side is set.
- Flip and cook from other side as well.
- Serve hot with buttered toast and tomato ketchup.