The World Has A Variety Of Omelette to offer

The word omelette is of French origin and became popular around 17th century. It is very special in France.  Although the French word omelette is just 500 years old and has been relished across the globe in variations.

French omelette, France 


Made with clarified butter, onions, tomato, herbs and cheese, it is rolled and served mostly with stuffing of spinach and ham.

Khai Chiao, Thailand

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This Thai style omelette will remind you of Mughlai Paratha though it contains no flour. Khai Chiao is made by beating egg and deep frying it in oil. It is then served on a bed of steamed rice.

Tamagoyaki, Japan


It is a rectangular shaped omelette made by rolling several layers of thin omelettes. It is made by adding with sugar, water, rice vinegar to eggs. It is cut into rounds and served with dips.

Tortilla De Patatas, Spain

As the name suggests, it is made with layers of potato sauteed in oil and contains onions and bell peppers, which makes it a very thick and heavy preparation.

Fiittata, Italian ( Cover Image )

It will remind you somewhat of the Indian omelette as it is made of veggies and even pasta mixed in eggs and then made into round omelettes cooked over slow flame.

Omeleta, Greece

It looks more like egg pasta with pan fried veggies, pastas and sauces mixed with eggs which act like a binder. It is mostly a meal in itself.

Tomato is the main ingredient, which is cooked along with garlic, turmeric powder, dilli and eggs. It is generally served as a complete breakfast.

While a typical Indian Omelette contains chopped onions, green chilies and coriander leaves.