18
Sep
10

Kerala style omelettes

Omlette - ആമ്പ്ലൈറ്റ്

This stuff is the perfect breakfast, very good with a typical rice meal and even works well in a sandwich. Its also the most commonly ordered item at bars coz its perfect with a chilled beer.

You need:

Shallots or red onions – diced

Curry leaves – a few, chopped very thin

Tomatoes – diced and de-seeded

Green chillies – a few, finely chopped

Shredded coconut – a couple of spoons

Salt and pepper

Method: Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, heat a seasoned frying pan or skillet, add some oil and when the oil is hot pour in the egg mixture. Turn down the heat after a minute and then when one side has browned lightly, flip over and turn off the gas. Best served with a glass of chilled beer :P

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8 Responses to “Kerala style omelettes”


  1. 1 instantcravings
    September 19, 2010 at 9:33 am

    shredded coconut too? …I ought to try this.

  2. September 19, 2010 at 7:44 pm

    I am going to look for fresh curry leaves in Beirut!

    • 4 Mathai
      September 19, 2010 at 7:52 pm

      Since you have great weather there I suggest you try to get a stem of the curry leaf plant and plant it in your garden. They grow very well and fast.

  3. September 19, 2010 at 9:20 pm

    real fluffy! so wats the secret ingredient for that??! coconut?!!

    • 6 Mathai
      September 19, 2010 at 9:32 pm

      To get them fluffy you have to whisk the mixture with a fork till it becomes frothy. Some people like to add a little water or milk but I didnt this time. The coconut gives a nice flavor to the egg when its fried.

  4. 7 nameisbond
    September 20, 2010 at 7:03 pm

    Looks good….never tried with the coconut…..

  5. September 22, 2010 at 2:11 pm

    <3 omelettes!
    And the pic is amazing! :)

    Saute the shallots, curry leaves, chillies, tomatoes and then mix it with egg+salt+pepper. It's even more yummier!!!!!!! :D :D

    Haven't tried it with coconut.


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