Masala Omelette

I was wondering the other day what men would do if they had periods too, if they menstruated too. Don’t for a minute think I am talking about Sabarimala or any of that macro stuff. I was only thinking about what a big fuss they’d be making if they were to have periods. It’s a universally known fact that men suffer from vicious, body racking diseases like COLD, COUGH and HEADACHE which strangely don’t seem to affect women that much. It takes the loving care and constant attention of the entire family for adult grown men to recover from a cold – tablets, steam inhalation, Vicks vaporub, Kashayam and only hot water for drinking.

Masala omelette

Now imagine what these men would do if they were on their period. First of all, it won’t be a secret. Men will have pads in their back-pocket. Sanitary pads will be available in tea kadais and corner bunk shops. They’ll go with friends to change pads just like they go for a fag. Even better, they’ll call in sick. They’ll sit inside their leaf pandhal (enclosure) with their phones in hand all day while their mommies serve them refreshments from time to time. They’ll share jokes and memes on periods. Managers will enquire sagely about their painful period when they return to work and men will explain in great detail the pain they endured.

Masala omelette

During periods sometimes I have zero energy and don’t feel like cooking. Those days I just need to know there are eggs in the fridge. Last week was one such period. There was little else in the fridge other than eggs and a lone tomato. The signs were clear. I needed to make Masala omelette and take it easy. You can make this masala omelette as fancy as you want – add in chopped mushrooms, capsicum or grated cheese. This masala omelette will be delicious any which way you choose to make it. You need not be on your period to make it. Serve alongside toast, softened butter and ginger tea if you will. Now that’s one easy, yummy breakfast no one can pass up. Enjoy!

Masala omelette
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Masala Omelette
This masala omelette will be delicious any which way you choose to make it!
Masala omelette
Course main
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
2 people
Course main
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
2 people
Masala omelette
Instructions
  1. Crack open eggs into a large bowl and beat well until frothy.
  2. Mix in the chopped onion, tomato and green chillies. Add turmeric powder and salt and mix well.
  3. Heat a tawa. When the tawa turns hot, add a tablespoon of oil. Pour half of the egg mixture onto the pan. Cook on low for 2 minutes or until the bottom is browned lightly and cooked through. Flip the omelette quickly and cook for another 2 minutes or until the other side is cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Repeat making omelette with the remaining egg mixture. Serve with toast, softened butter and tea for a hearty breakfast. Enjoy!
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