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Basic Tortang Talong

This is a Basic Tortang Talong Recipe (Eggplant Omelet)
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time11 mins
Course: Eggplant
Cuisine: Fiipino
Servings: 1
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 Chinese eggplant
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil


  • Heat the eggplant directly over fire in a stovetop until the skin of the eggplant turns brown to black, Rotate after a few minutes until all parts of are almost burnt.
  • Let the eggplant cooldown and then peel the skin off using your fingers. The inside part of the eggplant should be steamed just right at this point.
  • Arrange the peeled eggplant in a plate and then flatten using a fork. Set aside.
  • Beat the egg in a bowl and add salt and pepper. Continue beating until the salt and pepper are well blended.
  • Dip the eggplant in the egg mixture.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Once the oil gets hot, start to fry one side of the eggplant until it gets medium brown.
  • Pour the remaining egg mixture on top of the eggplant. Turn it over and fry the other side until it gets light to medium brown.
  • Remove from the pan and arrange in a wide plate. Serve with banana ketchup.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 1g