Spicy Masala Omelette with chilli, turmeric & onions

(from xombi’s recipe box)

Source: Maunika Gowardhan

Serves 2 people

Categories: Indian


  • 3 eggs
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 small tomato finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander chopped
  • 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder (or cayenne pepper)
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil or butter
  • 1 tsp lemon juice


  1. Add the chopped onions, green chillies, coriander, chilli and turmeric powder to a bowl. Give it a mix. Break in the eggs and whisk lightly. Season to taste.

  2. Heat the oil in a large non stick frying pan. Pour in one-third of the egg mix in the pan. Give it a quick swirl making sure to distribute it evenly across the pan. Cook the underside for a minute on medium heat till it sets, is light brown and slightly crisp around the edges. Flip the omelette over and cook for a further minute on medium heat. Set aside & keep warm. Repeat and fry two more masala omelettes.

  3. Fold over the ready masala omelette, pour over the lemon juice and serve stuffed in bread or rolled up in chapatti. And dunk in sweet chilli sauce or tomato ketchup.

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