Spinach Omelet–Kerala Style / Cheera Omelet

 Spinach Omelet - Kerala Style

Ingredients (Serves 1 – 2)

1. Eggs – 2

2. Spinach – 1 – 1.5 cup, loosely packed ( around 3/4 cup, thinly sliced or chopped)

3. Coconut oil – 1 tsp

4. Pearl onions – 2, chopped

Green chilly – 1 small, finely chopped

Ginger – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp, finely chopped

Grated coconut – 1 tbsp

5. Salt and pepper – To taste


1. Beat eggs adding salt, to taste and pepper powder.

2. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add chopped shallot, green chilly and ginger. Saute for a few seconds and add chopped spinach. Cook for 2 minutes. Add grated coconut and mix well. Add beaten egg over top and tilt the pan so that the egg covers the entire pan. Cook on both sides until done. Serve with rice and other side-dishes.


Option 2

1. Beat eggs adding salt, to taste and pepper powder.

2. Combine the beaten egg with all the ingredients numbered 4. Mix well.

3. Heat 1 tsp oil in a small pan. Add the egg-spinach mixture. Cover and cook for a few minutes over medium heat. Flip over the other side. Cook for a minute over low heat and switch off. Serve with toast or with plain rice and other side-dishes.

Cheera Omelet

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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