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|Chickpea flour or besan, water, green chillies, onions, tomatoes|
|Cookbook:Tomato Omelette Tomato Omelette|
A tomato omelette is a breakfast dish in South India. It is referred to as an omelette because of its visual appearance, but actually contains no egg product or by-product. The main ingredient is chickpea flour or besan. Sometimes, it is also be made with dosa batter (rice flour and urad dal paste), with a small quantity of besan only to provide binding, in which case it is classified as Uttapam.
A batter of pouring consistency is made with water and the flour; with finely chopped green chillies, onions and tomatoes added. The mix is poured on a hot skillet, brushed with cooking oil and cooked on both sides. Tomato omelettes are served hot with tomato sauce, coconut chutney, sambar or any other pickle.
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