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Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet)

Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet) is  one of the popular ways eggplant is being cooked. This is a Filipino recipe in which eggplant is sprinkled with spices, salt and pepper then dipped into a beaten egg.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Eggplant Omelet, Mom Food Blog, Tortang talong
Servings: 3 people
Cost: $3


  • Cooking Pot
  • Frying Pan


  • 4 pcs Eggplant Large size
  • 2 pcs Eggs Beaten
  • pinch Salt
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • pinch Pepper powder
  • 4 tbsp Cooking Oil


Preparing the eggplant

  • Boil the whole eggplant until fork tender. Remove from the pot.
  • Remove its skin so that what is left is its pulp or meat without removing the stalk/stem for you to hold the eggplant. 
  • Place it in a plate and press the eggplant meat and sprinkle it with a bit of salt and pepper and garlic powder. 
  • In a separate plate, beat an egg.

Cooking the Eggplant Omelet

  • Heat oil in a frying pan under low-medium heat. 
  • Put the eggplant into the beaten egg then pan fry it for 2 minutes or until golden brown. 
  • Flip it and fry the other side of the eggplant. Transfer to a plate once done.
  • Do the same with the rest of the eggplants  until you are done. 
  • Put it in a serving plate and serve.  This is best paired with rice or fried rice.