November 11, 2016

Tomato Omelette - Vegan & Gluten Free | Cooking for One | Easy Breakfast

The next in this series under Bachelor Cooking / Cooking for one is Tomato Omelette. Till many years ago, I always thought Omelette meant making them with eggs, and when I saw it on my elder kid's school lunch menu. A few searches and I was ready to make them. 

This is a great breakfast / snack or even a filling dinner , especially when one is pressed for time - requires very little time and ingredients. So, a filling vegan & Gluten free breakfast is taken care of with this yummy and tasty Tomato Omelette. 

With a little prep, it can be dished out in less than 15 minutes if cooking for oneself . How easy is that ? Lets check out

Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time : 15 mins | Serves : 1 (makes 2 omelettes)
Tomato Omelette - easy breakfast or snack
Spice level : medium, difficulty level : easy; cuisine :Indian
Serving suggestions : Toast, ketchup / sauce and any beverage.

  • Besan / gram flour - 1/2 cup
  • Water - less than 1/4 cup
  • Onion - 1 minced fine
  • Tomato Ketchup/ sauce - 1 TBSP (optional, but recommended)
  • Ginger - grated - 1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Tomato - 1 minced fine (deseed and chop)
  • Coriander leaves, curry leaves - a handful (chopped fine)
  • Green chillies - 2 nos (or 1/2 tsp red chilli powder)
  • Turmeric powder - a dash
  • Salt - to taste
  • Garam Masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil - to fry the Omelette

  1. Mix all ingredients (except oil) to a thickish but flowing batter. 
  2. Grease a tava and heat to medium heat.
  3. Take a small ladle of the batter and spread it like a pancake. Drizzle oil around and a few drops on the pancake.
  4. After 2-3 mins, flip it and roast on the other side. Use oil again if required.
  5. Once done, serve it with toasted bread, sauce and coffee.  


  1. I love tomato omelette . So tasty and filling . My kind of breakfast.

  2. I use all greens and onions n this , but never tried a version with tomatoes, looks interesting.

  3. Surely a quick treat.
    Have you eaten those tomato omelettes served in B'lore restaurants? I am not able to recall their taste now and by any chance do you know whether they are made with besan?

  4. My kind of quick breakfast, tomato omelette will definitely please my tastebuds.

  5. Delicious breakfast for one!

  6. I love tomato omelette, your presentation looks amazing.

  7. This was a regular omelette in mom's kitchen. Looks so inviting..

  8. Tomato omelette looks healthy and make it often..

  9. Lovely presentation, nice and healthy omelette

  10. Looks good. Adding tomato ketchup is interesting and adds a different taste, I bet.

  11. Never try eggless omelette. Looks delicious.

  12. I would love to make this for myself. Protein rich and delicious.


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