Breakfast in our house on week days has always been a quick affair because mornings are such a rush . but sometimes we just want something fun and different and don’t mind a bit of the extra prep. so for these yummy savory vegan omelette’s i just prep a few things the night before and whip these out in the morning .chopping the vegetables the night before and even making the entire batter the night before helps . these omelettes have a nice earthy taste the spices give it great flavor and the bright green chutney brings a ton zing and freshness to it.
1 cup gram flour / besan
1/4th cup semolina (optional)
1 small tomato finely chopped
1/2 cup grated zucchini
1/4th cup finely chopped onions
1-2 green chili chipped
1/4th tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp carom seeds (optional)
3 tbs of chopped cilantro
1 clove of garlic crushed (optional
pinch of asafoetida (optional)
salt to taste
1 – In a mixing bowl add the gram flour, semolina, turmeric ,chilly powder, cumin, carom seeds, asafoetida, salt and mix together
2 – Using a whisk mix all the dry ingredients together and then gradually add water to make a pouring consistency batter but not too watery.mix well to form a lump free batter.
3 -Add all the onions, tomato, zucchini, cilantro, and garlic. mix everything until well combined .after adding the vegetables and the herbs if the batter becomes to thick add a bit water to adjust the consistency .
4 – Heat a pan over medium flame and grease with a tsp of oil and add 1/4th cup of the batter to spread evenly , cover the pan and cook until the batter is dry on top and then flip on the other side and let it cook add more oil if you like a bit of crispness on the edges .once done remove on a plate and repeat the same for the rest of the batter.
5 To make the sandwiches take 2 slices of bread of your choice, spread butter on both , you may use vegan butter too, spread a tsp of green chutney on both slices . now place desired layers of the omellet in between the slices of bread and cut in half . serve with ketchup or more chutney
To Make Quick Green Chutney .
1 bunch of cilantro washed and chopped .
1 clove of garlic
1 juice of lemon
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
2 green chili
salt to taste .
Put all these ingredients in a blender and grind in to a fine paste with very little water to make a spread almost the consistency which would be somewhat like ketchup .
Notes – To make this gluten free skip the semolina and use gluten-free Bread.
To make this fun you may choose vegetables of your choice .
8 inch non stick pans make it easy to whip these out .
quick green chutney recipe is added here .