Duck egg omelette with coconut

Telur Dadar Padang

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By Sri Owen

Published 1980

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This savoury omelette is thick and satisfying, and can be eaten either as a main dish with rice and vegetables or as a snack with salad.


  • 3 duck eggs
  • 2 shallots
  • 1 clove garlic


Peel the shallots and garlic and seed the chilli. Chop them finely, or better still pound them together. Mix them with the coconut and the water, and add a little salt to taste. Then beat the mixture thoroughly with the eggs. It needs more beating than an ordinary plain omelette and should become quite fluffy.

Heat the oil in a wok, and spoon it over the sides or tilt and turn the wok s