Indian Omelette

Indian omelette (or masala omelette) is a popular Indian dish available in every Indian food stall around Malaysia. Very easy and fast to make, for breakfast or as a side dish. This unfolded omelette with crispy, bronzed edges and a soft middle is so delicious even on its own.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • 2 medium red onions

  • 1 large yellow onion

  • 8 large eggs

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 1 teaspoon rock salt

  • 1 pinch ground white pepper

  • 5 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. Dice red and yellow onions into 3 different sizes.

  2. Combine eggs, onions, chili powder, turmeric, rock salt, and pepper in a large bowl; mix until well combined.

  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Pour in egg mixture, making sure it's evenly distributed in the skillet. Lower heat to medium, cover, and cook for 1 minute. Cut omelette into 8 pieces and continue to cook until egg starts to brown around the edges and appears to have set. Carefully flip with a spatula and cook for 2 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

340 Calories
28g Fat
11g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 340
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 35%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 372mg 124%
Sodium 745mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 8mg 42%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 321mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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