Spanish Potato Omelette is referred as Tortilla Espanola,it is a thick omelette made with fresh potatoes. Spanish Omelette is widely eaten in Spain . Texture and thickness of this potato omelette varies from regions.

spanish potato omelette

Source says that this dish can be served as a appetizer or a light dinner .But in my home it can never be served as a dinner ,it can only work as a evening snack.From the day I saw this recipe on a TV show I wanted to try this as it was very simple and easy.

Sunday’s ,I usually wake up late by 30 minutes as I will not be in any rush.This extra 30 minutes of more sleep easy to go breakfast like Spanish Potato Omelette with a hot cup of Masala Tea , makes my day.

Other sunday morning, breakfast which I often do are : Classic French ToastSpicy Oats Omelette ,Chessy Bell Pepper Toast  and  Scrambled Egg with Mushroom .

Recipe Card for Spanish Potato Omelette:

 

spanish potato omelette
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Spanish Potato Omelette

Spanish Potato Omelette is referred as Tortilla Espanola,it is a thick omelette made with fresh potatoes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine: World
Keyword: Egg
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 233kcal
Author: Muktha H S

Ingredients

  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 Potatoes - Medium to large ,sliced
  • 1 Onion Chopped
  • 1 Fresh red chilly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 Tsp Pepper Powder
  • 3/4 Tsp Salt or as required
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil

Instructions

  • Wash,clean,peel and slice potatoes into medium thickness.Cut sliced potatoes into 2 halves.
  • Cut onion into small chunks, chop red chilli and coriander leaves.
  • Heat skillet,add  1 Tbsp oil,onions,potatoes ,red chilly and fry well till potatoes are cooked completely and onions turn brown.
  • Take a bowl add eggs,add  red chilli,coriander leaves,salt , pepper and beat well.
  • For this add cooked potato and onion mixture mix it.
  • On the same skillet ,drizzle some oil and pour the batter.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes on a medium to low heat or till bottom becomes firm ,loosen the corners.
  • When omelette is still runny on top close a plate on skillet and turn the skillet upside down ,so that omelette lies on the plate.
  • Now slide the uncooked side on to skillet and cook for 3 minutes on medium heat
  • Once,it's completely cooked on both the sides.Turn of the heat.
  • Cut it into wedges and serve hot with a cup of tea/coffee.

Step By Step Directions on making Of Spanish Potato Omelette:

Wash,clean,peel and slice potatoes into medium thickness and cut it into two slices ,cut onion into chunks, chop red chilli and coriander leaves.

Spanish Potato Omelette | Tortilla Espanola Recipe

Heat skillet,add oil,onions,potatoes ,red chilly and fry well till potatoes are cooked completely and onions turn brown.Spanish Potato Omelette | Tortilla Espanola Recipe

Take a bowl add eggs,add  red chilli , coriander leaves,salt , pepper and beat well.For this add cooked potato and onion mixture mix it.

Spanish Potato Omelette | Tortilla Espanola Recipe

On the same skillet ,drizzle some oil and pour the batter.Cook for 3-4 minutes on a medium to low heat or till bottom becomes firm ,loosen the corners.

When omelette is still runny on top close a plate on skillet and turn the skillet upside down ,so that omelette lies on the plate.

Now slide the uncooked side on to skillet and cook for 3 minutes on medium heat.

Spanish Potato Omelette | Tortilla Espanola Recipe

Once its cooked ,turn of the heat.

Cut it into wedges and serve hot with a cup of tea/coffee.

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3 thoughts on “Spanish Potato Omelette | Tortilla Espanola Recipe”

    1. Thanks Beena , btw u started eating egg šŸ™‚ ,this encourages me to post more egg recipes for u šŸ˜‰ šŸ˜‰ šŸ˜‰

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