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<span lang ="en">Omelette in Spicy Tamarind Curry</span>

Omelette in Spicy Tamarind Curry

Radha K Krishnan
This is a unique recipe. A mixture of omelettes and tamarind gravy. Eaten separately they a distinct flavour of their own, but when mixed together it forms an amazing combination.
Course Main Course
Cuisine South Indian
Servings servings servings
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Passive Time 3 hours



  1. Add thor dhall to a mixer grinder along with Shallots, green chillies and Ginger.
  2. Grind to a smooth paste with as little water as possible. Keep aside.
  3. In a frying pan, Dry roast Bengal gram dhall and keep side.
  4. To the same frying pan add 1 teaspoon oil.
  5. Add the grated coconut and fry till brown.
  6. Add coriander Powder, Red Chilly Powder, Turmeric Powder and fry for 2 minutes.
  7. Remove from flame and allow it to cool.
  8. Grind the roasted ingredients to a smooth paste adding enough water.
  9. In a Vessel add the tamarind Extract and ground coconut masala.
  10. Mix more water make it to a pouring consistency.
  11. Add salt and asafoetida and boil the tamarind mixture for 10-15 minutes.
  12. Remove from flame and keep aside.
  13. In a frying pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds and splutter.
  14. Add sliced shallots and fry till brown.
  15. Add Red chilly and curry leaves. Fry for 1 more minute.
  16. Add this to the Tamarind mixture.
  17. Cover and keep aside.
  1. Take a bowl and Break the eggs into it.
  2. Beat the eggs well and add salt.
  3. Add the ground thor dhall paste and mix well.
  4. Heat a frying pan and pour oil.
  5. Pour the 2 ladles of egg mixture and cook for a minute.
  6. Flip over to the other side and cook till cooked and brown.
  7. Transfer to a plate.
  8. Make omelettes using the remaining egg mixture.
  9. Cut each omelette into 4 pieces.
Mix the Omelletes in the Gravy
  1. Add all the omelette pieces to the tamarind mixture.
  2. Let it soak for 3-4 hours.
  3. Omelettes in Spicy Tamarind curry is ready to serve