Bengali-style Omelet

Although they are commonly associated with breakfast in the West, in India an omelet can be eaten anytime. It’s a popular street food and an easy side dish for the traditional rice and chapatti meals.



Preparation time: 10 minutes

Serves: 1


1) Finely chop the shallots, chilies, tomatoes and cilantro and set those aside.

2) Break the eggs into a cup and beat the yolks and whites.

3) Add the tomatoes, the chopped chilies, shallots, tomatoes, cilantro and salt and mix well.

4) To a moderately hot, shallow pan, add oil and when the oil is hot, pour in the eggs.

5) Spread the egg mixture over the whole surface of the pan with a flat spoon and cook on one side till it becomes firm, then fold it over and cook the other side

6) When the omelet turns brown, remove from the pan.

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