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Friday, December 10, 2010

Special Cheese Omlette with Spring Onions & Olives


Special Cheese Omlette with Spring Onions & Olives
Serves 2 hungry people :)

You Need:

  • 4 eggs
  • 4 small spring onions minced (you can use 2 medium size regular onions if you dont have spring onions)
  • 1/2 cup spring onion greens chopped
  • 1 large tomato finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander & mint leaves finely chopped
  • 4 pitted green olives roughly chopped (OR) 1/4 red or yellow bell pepper roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp white pepper (or black pepper if you dont have white)
  • 1/2 tsp or a dash of Rosemary seasoning (*optional - you can replace it with Oregano)
  • 1 large green chillie minced
  • 1/4 inch ginger minced
  • 2 cubes (about 2 dtsps) cheddar cheese grated
  • oil for frying
  • salt to taste ( about 1/4 tsp for 4 eggs - dont overdo the salt as the cheese and olives bring in enough saltiness)

Method:

1. In a bowl, beat the 4 eggs and whisk them well.
2. Add white pepper and Rosemary and whisk a little & divide the mixture into two portions
3. Combine the chopped ingredients - spring onions, greens, tomato, ginger, green chillies, olives or bell peppers and set aside. Divide into two portions
4. Heat some oil in a non-stick pan and when it is really hot pour a portion of egg mixture and wait for about ten seconds for it to set and form a base. Reduce flame immediately to sim (very slow fire)
5. Sprinkle the combined ingredients, half the portion of shredded cheese & 1 tbsp of coriander+mint garnish evenly over the egg base
6. Slowly fold one side of the omlette and then the other as shown in the picture below. The slow fire ensure that you get a beautiful golden brown base.
7. Flip over the omlette (optional) in order to cook the eggs well.
8. Serve hot & enjoy!!

Note: Even after flipping the inside of the omlette will remain a little gooey. This is just the melted cheese!


3 comments:

  1. Shireen!!! Your pics are awesome!!! Is making me so damn hungry!!! ;)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks May!! Just love photography as a hobby...so what better subject than food eh? That too the humble omlette :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. This looks wonderful.I came across your site from the foodieblogroll and I'd love to guide Foodista readers to your site. I hope you could add this omelette widget at the end of this post so we could add you in our list of food bloggers who blogged about omelette recipes,Thanks!

    ReplyDelete

I'd love to hear what you have to say about this post!

If you are unable to post a comment, please write to me at ruchikrandhap@gmail.com

Last but not the least, my name is Shireen & not Ruchik :-)

Friday, December 10, 2010

Special Cheese Omlette with Spring Onions & Olives


Special Cheese Omlette with Spring Onions & Olives
Serves 2 hungry people :)

You Need:

  • 4 eggs
  • 4 small spring onions minced (you can use 2 medium size regular onions if you dont have spring onions)
  • 1/2 cup spring onion greens chopped
  • 1 large tomato finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander & mint leaves finely chopped
  • 4 pitted green olives roughly chopped (OR) 1/4 red or yellow bell pepper roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp white pepper (or black pepper if you dont have white)
  • 1/2 tsp or a dash of Rosemary seasoning (*optional - you can replace it with Oregano)
  • 1 large green chillie minced
  • 1/4 inch ginger minced
  • 2 cubes (about 2 dtsps) cheddar cheese grated
  • oil for frying
  • salt to taste ( about 1/4 tsp for 4 eggs - dont overdo the salt as the cheese and olives bring in enough saltiness)

Method:

1. In a bowl, beat the 4 eggs and whisk them well.
2. Add white pepper and Rosemary and whisk a little & divide the mixture into two portions
3. Combine the chopped ingredients - spring onions, greens, tomato, ginger, green chillies, olives or bell peppers and set aside. Divide into two portions
4. Heat some oil in a non-stick pan and when it is really hot pour a portion of egg mixture and wait for about ten seconds for it to set and form a base. Reduce flame immediately to sim (very slow fire)
5. Sprinkle the combined ingredients, half the portion of shredded cheese & 1 tbsp of coriander+mint garnish evenly over the egg base
6. Slowly fold one side of the omlette and then the other as shown in the picture below. The slow fire ensure that you get a beautiful golden brown base.
7. Flip over the omlette (optional) in order to cook the eggs well.
8. Serve hot & enjoy!!

Note: Even after flipping the inside of the omlette will remain a little gooey. This is just the melted cheese!


3 comments:

  1. Shireen!!! Your pics are awesome!!! Is making me so damn hungry!!! ;)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks May!! Just love photography as a hobby...so what better subject than food eh? That too the humble omlette :)

    ReplyDelete
  3. This looks wonderful.I came across your site from the foodieblogroll and I'd love to guide Foodista readers to your site. I hope you could add this omelette widget at the end of this post so we could add you in our list of food bloggers who blogged about omelette recipes,Thanks!

    ReplyDelete

I'd love to hear what you have to say about this post!

If you are unable to post a comment, please write to me at ruchikrandhap@gmail.com

Last but not the least, my name is Shireen & not Ruchik :-)