Caramelised Onion Eggah – Egyptian Frittata

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Egyptian Fritatta
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Caramelised Onion Eggah – Egyptian Frittata


Caramelised onions, garlic and spices create a delicious warmth of flavour.



  • 5 medium onions sliced finely into long strips
  • 1 clove of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tsp spice mixture such as Garam Masala (use baharat if you can get it or make it)
  • 12 large eggs
  • Oil for frying
  • salt and pepper
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped finely (or herb of your choice)


  1. Fry the onions gently in a pan until they are cooked and start to brown.
  2. Add the garli and spice mixture, salt and pepper and fry for a further 5 minutes.
  3. Menawhile whisk the eggs together in a bowl and season with salt and pepper and add the coriander.
  4. Once the garlic is softened pour the egg mixture over the onions and stir to combine.
  5. Cook gently stirring occasionaly to allow the runny egg to replace the cooked egg on the bottom of the pan.
  6. Once the mixture is 3/4 cooked place under a hot grill to cook the top.
  7. Once cooked slide onto a plate or chopping board and serve with salad, harissa or hot sauce


  • Serving Size: 6

Posted on

May 29, 2014