Tomato Omelette

The tomoto omelette is a very common recipe liked by most of the Maharashtrians. It is prepared a starter and taste nice with normal
chapatis and bread.

Preparation Time –  10 mins

Cook Time – 10 mins

Total Time – 20 mins


  • 2 medium size onions
  • 2 medium size tomatoes
  • 5 green chillies
  • 1/2 small bowl coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon chilly powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 bowl besan / gram flour
  • Salt
  • Oil for frying purpose only

Serves: 4 persons

Directions / Procedure :

  1. Boil tomatoes in water for 10 min on low flame gas
  2. Peel the tomatoes and smash it well OR take finely chopped tomatoes.
  3. Finely chopped onion, green chillies and coriander leaves
  4. Add all ingredients in bowl – smash tomatoes, onions, besan, green chillies and  chilly powder (if required spicy add more), cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, coriander leaves and salt to taste.
  5. With spoon or your fingers tips mix the above ingredients very well in mixing bowl
  6. Add little quantity of water in it if required.  Mix all ingredient well. Keep aside for 10 minutes.
  7. Heat the frying pan on low flame gas and add 2 teaspoon oil, then add above batter (1 big spoon) in fry pan. Spread the mixtures in a very thin round shape and cover it with frying pan plate for 2-3 minutes. Turn the omelette and again cook it for 2-3 minutes. If you like too crispy then keep it in frying pan for more 2-3 minutes.

Ready to serve with green chutney or tomato sauce.

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  1. code2cook

    tomato omelette sounds very interesting. Thanks for sharing the detailed recipe.

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