Monday 11 June 2012

Mini Beetroot Omelettes

At times we must have the witty nature to make kids or even our hubbies or ourselves eat healthy. "Healthy food cannot be tasty" has been a fixed fact in among everyone. So it is now our duty to satisfy taste buds and at the same time provide enough nutrition we need. Being a home-maker or a Mom or a wife, we must be innovative enough to disguise nutrition under the tasty cover. I loved the idea of Rainbow Paratha by Recipe world (click here to visit her rainbow paratha recipe), she had been so innovative in making a nutritious dish to look very attractive. I have prepared these beetroot omelettes that are rich in protein from eggs and also other necessary vitamins and minerals from beetroots. These omelettes looks like fritters or some vada and are tasty and nutritious too, lets see how to prepare this recipe.

(Serves 2)
  1. Eggs - 2 
  2. Grated beetroot - 2 spoons (Make a paste of it, if for kids - See tip 2)
  3. Chopped onions - 1 spoon 
  4. Curry leaves - Few 
  5. Coriander leaves - Few
  6. Chopped green chillies - 1/4 spoon (or) Red chilli powder - Few pinches 
  7. Pepper powder - Few pinches 
  8. Cumin seeds - 1/4 spoon
  9. Salt - As per taste
  10. Oil - 2 to 3 spoons 


  • Add all the ingredients except oil to the egg and beat well. 
  • Heat a Kuzhi paniyaram pan and add oil into each holes. (You can use normal dosa pan to make these omelettes too)
  • Pour small scoops into the holes of kuzhi paniyaram pan.
  • When the omelette has been cooked on one side, turn the other side and let it sit for few minutes.
  • Turn once again and see that it is well cooked. (You will get 12-15 mini omelettes)
  • Remove from the pan and serve with sauce or plain.

TIP 1: If you are serving it to kids don't add red chilli powder or green chillies, you can omit them.

TIP 2: Kids may not like beetroot, so if it is visible they might not want to have it, so you can also grind beetroot into paste and then add it to the eggs.

TIP 3: Cumin seeds gives a good aroma and flavor if you do not want it you can omit it also.

TIP 4: Use a normal wok/pan for making these omelettes if you don't have a kuzhi paniyaram pan or if you are not interested in using them. 

TIP 5: If you serve immediately after making the omelettes it will be very fluffy and will look attractive.

Nutritious and Delicious Beetroot omelettes are now ready!! Serve plain, or with sauce also can be taken as side-dish with with sambar/lentil rice!! 
Sending this recipe to Akila's event "Dish name starts with M"

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  1. woww..vl try 4 sure..thanks divs..

    1. Thank you Preethi :) Hey btw how did you know my pet name?? ;)

  2. very healthy.. looking superbb...

  3. Hi Divya ,

    I'm Punitha of

    Thank you for your visit to my blog and thank you for your valuable comment Divya:)

    this beetroot omlete looks Great....

    At your free time do visit my blog and give your valuable comments:)

    1. Thank you Punitha :) Will surely visit your blog have already visited many times :)

  4. Wow this is amazing dear.... So healthy, yummy n cute.....

    Event: Dish name starts with M

  5. oh wow. really interesting recipe. nice one

  6. Very innovative and healthy I must say...

  7. Cute and healthy mini omelettes..

  8. wow this is really interesting ....nice idea ...

  9. Cute and interesting omelets,yum

  10. delicious dear..inviting you to join : Street Party Food Event in my blog .

  11. So cute,I can have it anytime,simply inviting and irresistible..

  12. nice way to impress kids & get them eat beetroot....

  13. Very nice use of Paneerayam Pan for these colorful omeletes...

    Yum! Yum! Yum!

  14. My sweet thangai,
    Apart from looking soooo cute, this little omelettes have the gift o making one's mouth very watery and drool over the plate :)
    Great recipe, my dear sis!

    Also congratulations for getting involved into so many events, in and out your blog. That's very uplifting for one's mood :)

    Many hugs and kisses

  15. i too tried omelette this way(making in paniyaram pans) but addition of beets sounds healthy...looks too inviting!!
    Spicy Treats

  16. very delicious & cutee omelette with a nice color!!

    Ongoing Events at(Erivum Puliyum)-
    1. The Kerala Kitchen(June'12)

    2.EP Series-Basil OR Cardamom

  17. Nice trick :) Great recipe,yummy!!!

  18. Awesome idea divya...very healthy...will try it sure...Pls collect your award @

  19. very nice......unique and innovative.

  20. Oh yum! They are like little savory cookies! Healthy can definitely be tasty ;)

  21. wow....what an interesting recipe dear !!!!!omlette with beetroots !!!nice one !!!

  22. Lovely Divya! I tried this and got it very well. we all loved it.

    1. Thank you so much Swasthi.. That feedback is really pushing me further to blog more and more..Thanks for sharing dear :)


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