Vegetarian Green Omlette

Cooking from Cookbook Challenge is the name of a series where we get an opportunity to bring out new recipes from newspaper clippings, cookbooks, jotted down recipes, heirloom recipes etc.. This is the brain child of Srivalli of the Blogging Marathon fame! So you can expect entries for this challenge every weekend (Friday or Saturday or Sunday).

In my last trip to India, I was handed over a few cookbooks by my SIL who felt that they would be better utilized in my hands. That is how my small collection of cookbooks started. Now with this challenge, I get the opportunity to cook from those cookbooks and bring some fresh recipes into the open, so to say!

This breakfast recipe was personally chosen by my husband and he specifically asked me to post it today. He liked his selection and said that it was very filling. So even though I had a couple more recipes ready, I am posting this as per his request.

Source - 'Tiffin Varietylu' by Malladi Venkatakrishna Murthy.
Ingredients - 

Besan /Chickpea Flour / Senagapindi 1/2 cup
*Kuttu Flour / Buckwheat Flour 1/4 cup
Spinach finely chopped, 1/2 cup
Green Chilies, Salt and Chopped Coriander leaves as needed
Water to make batter 
Oil to grease the dosas.

* The original recipe called for jowar flour but jowar flour in my pantry went rancid and so used Kuttu Flour instead.

Vegetarian Green Omlette

Method Of Preparation -

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and make a flowing batter (like Dosa batter).

Heat a griddle / Tawa and pour a ladle full of batter in the center but do not spread it with the ladle. The batter would adjust its shape by itself.

Spray oil all around the dosa and cover until the underside is cooked.

Flip it and cook for about a minute and remove.

Continue to make more such dosas/omlettes until the batter lasts.

Serve them hot with chutney of your choice.

This post is for the CC Challenge of the month.

Preparation Time 15 min
Makes 4
Posted by Harini R on Sunday, October 6, 2013


  1. Interesting recipe! This is healthy and looks flavorful too, with the addition of green chilies and the greens.

  2. Vinitha Says:
  3. I have seen a similar recipe and have always been scared to try it. But it looks simple and healthy. Will try it

  4. Janani Says:
  5. wow awesome very interesting recipe and I liked the title good wrk dear.

  6. Nice challenge to know more new recipes.. Omlette looks great and convey my thanks to your husband for selecting this recipe for us..

  7. Unknown Says:
  8. wow very yummy recipe dear :)Veg omelette looks so yummy :)

  9. Merry Tummy Says:
  10. Wow is the word...Tempting. :)
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  11. Hi first time here, very lovely space and drooling recipes... glad to follow you... veg.omelette is superb and inviting..

  12. Pavani Says:
  13. Such a colorful and healthy breakfast..

  14. looks simple and healthy ...

  15. Priya Suresh Says:
  16. A wonderful choice by ur husband Harini..healthy omelette.

  17. divya Says:
  18. Very delicious, your clicks make it more tempting..

  19. nayana Says:
  20. looks very healthy and filling omlette....

  21. veena Says:
  22. This is a very interesting recipe. I have jowar flour and am bookmarking this:-)

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