Veg Omelette


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Veg Omelette : Tomato Besan Chila

Veg Omelette : Tomato Besan Chila
                                                                                                                  Serves : 5-6
Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups gram flour or chick pea flour (besan in hindi)
3 small to medium size tomato, finely chopped
2 small to medium size onion, finely chopped
–Note: Tomato and Onion should be very finely chopped otherwise if will be difficult to flip the omlette while frying.
3/4 inch ginger, finely chopped
2 small green chilies, very finely chopped (slit into two and then chop)
1/2 cup fresh green coriander leaves, very finely chopped
–Note: You can add finely chopped spinach leaves as well.
1/2 tea spoon red chilli powder
1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder (optional)
2 to 3 cups water
salt as per taste
Oil fo frying the omlette.

Optional:
A generous pinch of asafoetida
1/2 tea spoon pinch of garam masala
1/2 tea spoon carrom seeds
1 tea spoon cumin seeds
–Note: I have added all of the above in this recipe.

Method:
1. Mix Besan, dry masala’s and salt together.Veg Omelette : Tomato Besan Chila Veg Omelette : Tomato Besan Chila
2. Add water to make a thick paste, make sure there are no lumps.Veg Omelette : Tomato Besan Chila
3. Add chopped tomatoes, onions and fresh green coriander.Veg Omelette : Tomato Besan Chila
4. Add water to make a medium consistency batter.
5. Heat a tava or a heavy bottomed pan.
6. Smear some oil.
7. Pour the batter on the pan (low-medium heat).
8. Spread it lightly with the back of the spoon.
9. You can even rotate and tilt the pan so that the batter takes a round shape. Don’t worry if you are not getting a perfect round shape.
10. Add some oil drops on the edges & top of the omelette.Veg Omelette : Tomato Besan Chila
11. Cover the pan for 3-4 minutes.Veg Omelette : Tomato Besan Chila
11. Remove the cover and cook for 2-3 more minutes, flip and cook the other side as well.Veg Omelette : Tomato Besan Chila
11. Cook the tomato omelette till both sides are properly cooked.
12. Serve hot with spicy green chutney or curd or launji.Veg Omelette : Tomato Besan ChilaVeg Omelette : Tomato Besan ChilaVeg Omelette : Tomato Besan Chila

Method for Spicy Green Chutney:
Take equal amount of fresh green coriander and mint leaves and add lemon juice, 6-7 green chillies and salt to taste.
(For one cup each of corinader and mint leaves, 2-3 tea spoon of lemon juice should be sufficient).
Blend it in a mixture with very little amount of water. That’s it.
–Note: You can add 3/4 inch pience of ginger and 4-5 flakes of garlic as well.

For launji, the recipe can be found on the same blog at the following link:
Launji

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