This has to be one of the most wanted récipes by the vegetarians or those who have an allergy to eggs. In Spain this is the most popular dish all over. The pity is the vegetarians cant taste it ! Well, here is the eggless versión of the famous tortilla de patata (or spanish omlette).
5 médium sized potatoes,
2 large onions, sliced
4-5 tablespoons of olive oil
Salt to taste
1 cup or more of water
1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
1 tablespoon of rice vinegar
1 cup of gram flour (use the gram flour which is available in the indian supermarkets)
Par boil the potatoes till 75% done. Cool and slice into rounds. Heat the olive oil in a non stick pan and saute potatoes together with the onions adding salt till soft and mushy. Cool the mixture. Mix the wáter,vinegar and gram flour together to make a thick batter. Add the baking poder and then put all the potato-onion mixture into this. Mix very well. The mixture should not be thin and runny. Heat some oil in the same non stick pan and when hot, add this mixture and shake the pan a bit. Cover the pan, and cook on low flame till one side is browned,. carefully flip over and cook on the other side as well on slow flame.
Serve immediately while still hot. This is NEXT to the best thing!