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Healthy Omelette with Bengal gram leaves

Bengal gram leaves or chickpea leaves may not be popular choices when it come to green leafy vegetables, but they are equally rich in nutrients, if not more. They do not have a strong flavour hence goes well with young ones too. An all time favourite of my family - humble omelette made more healthy & delicious, in this recipe of mine. Try it, you'll not be disappointed!

Prep time: 5 mins

Cook time: 5mins

Serves: 1


2 eggs

1medium onion, finely chopped

1 salad tomato, de-seeded & chopped

2 colourful sweet peppers or 1/2 bell pepper, chopped

1 small bunch of Bengal gram leaves, washed and finely chopped

2 tbsp grated cheese

2 tbsp water

2tsp sunflower oil

Salt & pepper to taste


In a bowl beat the eggs, add 2tbsp water, chopped chickpea leaves and season with salt and pepper.

Beat well.

Heat oil in a non-stick pan on medium heat.

Add the chopped onions and tomatoes, peppers & saute for a minute.

Pour the beaten eggs, tilt the pan slightly, swirl the egg so that it covers the pan.

When the omlette begins to cook and firm up, but is still a bit raw in the centre, add the grated cheese and cook for another couple of minutes till the egg is set.

Loosen up the edges with a spatula and fold it into half. Slide on to a plate and serve.

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