Spanish Omelette


  • 2 large potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups of olive oil for frying
  • Salt to taste


  • Cut potatoes in square dices
  • Chop onion
  • Now heat olive oil in a deep skillet and fry potatoes in it on low flame
  • When potatoes become tender add chopped onion and salt
  • Cook till onion become glassy and soft
  • Now take out onion and potatoes on an absorbing paper using a slotted spatula. You can also drain oil from the mixture.
  • Now crack eggs into a large mixing bowl and whisk with fork
  • Add potatoes and onion mixture in eggs and mix well with a large spoon
  • Now take 3 tbsp olive oil in a small non sticking pan and heat on low flame
  • Pour eggs mixture in pan and spread all round so that edges start cooking
  • When omlette is settled in about 3 minutes, put a flat plate on upside down at top of pan and take omlette on it
  • Again place the omlette in pan and cook for more 3 minutes ill it is well cooked
  • Spanish omlette is ready now. Slide it in serving dish and serve hot.

Spanish Omelette or tortilla espanola or tortilla de patata is a commonly eaten meal in Spain and is made of simple ingredients. You can also make this Spanish temptation at your home.

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