How to make Spanish Tortilla -

Call it a tortilla or omelette, it is delicious all the same.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Spanish

Course : Snacks and Starters

Spanish Tortilla

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Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Spanish Tortilla Recipe

  • Potatoes peeled, quartered and finely sliced 2-3 medium

  • Onion sliced 1 large

  • Olive oil 4 tablespoons

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Eggs beaten 8

  • Garlic cloves crushed 2-3

  • Crushed black peppercorns a pinch

  • Fresh parsley chopped for garnish


Step 1

Heat olive oil and butter in a non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté till it turns soft.

Step 2

Add potatoes, cover and cook for fifteen to twenty minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Add salt to the beaten eggs and mix well.

Step 4

Add garlic and crushed peppercorns to the potatoes and mix well. Add eggs, cover and cook for twenty minutes.

Step 5

Slide the tortilla onto a plate and place another plate on top, turn the whole thing over and slide it back into the pan to cook the other side.

Step 6

Garnish with parsley and serve warm.

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