Crispy Omelette Baskets Recipe

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Crispy Omelette Baskets
How to make Crispy Omelette Baskets
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Crispy Omelette Baskets Recipe : A fluffy omelette with vegetables, bean sprouts and crispy cashew nuts cut into thin strips. Placed inside crunchy and golden potato baskets. A hearty meal, perfect to gorge on a weekend.

Ingredients of Crispy Omelette Baskets

  • For the omelette:
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 sticks of celery, chopped
  • 1 chopped capsicum
  • 250 gm sliced mushrooms
  • 150 gm bean sprouts
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 chopped spring onions
  • 1 Tbsp chopped cashew nuts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For the potato baskets:
  • 1/2 kg grated potato (half boiled)
  • 2 Tbsp corn flour
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Utensils:
  • 1 small wire strainer
  • 1 large wire strainer

How to Make Crispy Omelette Baskets

  • For the omelette:
  • 1.Heat oil in a pan and saute onion, celery, mushrooms, capsicum and bean sprouts for few minutes.
  • 2.Beat the eggs, season with salt and pepper and add to vegetables in the pan. Add the cahewnuts and spring onions.
  • 3.Cook the omelette on both sides until golden in colour.
  • For the potato baskets:
  • 1.Take two wire strainers, one a little bigger than the other. Dip them briefly in hot oil.
  • 2.Combine all ingredients and press into the larger sieve. Cover with the small sieve.
  • 3.Holding the handles of both the sieves, dip the sieves in hot oil.
  • 4.Fry until the potato basket is crisp and golden in colour.
  • 5.Cut the omelette into thin strips and place in the potato baskets.
  • 6.Garnish with toasted nuts and serve hot.
Key Ingredients: 2 Tbsp vegetable oil, 1 onion, sliced, 2 sticks of celery, chopped, 1 chopped capsicum, 250 gm sliced mushrooms, 150 gm bean sprouts, 6 eggs, 3 chopped spring onions, 1 Tbsp chopped cashew nuts, Salt and pepper to taste, 1/2 kg grated potato (half boiled), 2 Tbsp corn flour, Oil for frying, Salt and pepper, to taste, 1 small wire strainer, 1 large wire strainer