When I first went vegan one of the foods that I thought I’d miss the most was eggs. That was until I discovered that there are many ways to re-capture the taste and texture of eggs, without the animal products, afterall.
What’s special about this vegan mushroom omelette recipe?
Well… it’s a vegan omelette recipe, made from gram (ground chickpea) flour, high in protein, quick and very easy to make!Skip to recipe
Soy Free Vegan Mushroom Omelette
This vegan mushroom omelette is high in protein, satisfying and for those avoiding it, soy free. Alternatively you can try our vegan scrambled egg recipe that uses tofu instead.
One of the first things I learnt to cook when I was younger was eggs, particularly omelettes, and got obsessed with all the toppings I could throw into the mix.
When going vegan, I had to adapt my tastes, and almost thought I had to abandon even approaching a concept of an omelette again.
With those adaptations, I had to learn the hard way how to cook with gram flour.
Tips for making a vegan omelette with gram flour:
Some general tips, to prevent the omelette falling apart:
- Ensure the mix is thick enough from the start, but not too diluted either, forming slight bubbles when you start cooking it
- Don’t undercook the omelette before flipping it (why it’s recommended to put it in the oven briefly)
- Cook the toppings separately then add the omelette mix mid-way through, for the best results.
How to make vegan omelettes taste like egg?
You may be able to encapsulate the texture and the concept of an omelette, but how do you make it taste like it’s original egg counterpart?
Two words: Black. Salt. Or Kala Namak, which translates to the same thing, which captures a true eggy taste, with the rest of the gold lying in the texture you create.
One of the things I noticed when I started cooking up vegan omelettes with gram flour was that the texture was in fact different.
So I had to adjust the textures to the right consistencies so I could make a vegan omelette that has the right balance of:
A versatile vegan mushroom omelette. One that I could eat with a salad, maybe some chips, maybe to accompany a vegan fry up, this vegan mushroom omelette’s got it all.