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Uttapam Recipe

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A traditional delicacy from down South which literally means 'poured appam' in Tamil. Uttapam is a dosa-like preparation made with the batter of rice, dhuli urad dal and fenugreek seeds.

Ingredients of Uttapam

  • 2 cups (360 gm) parboiled rice
  • 1/2 cup (90 gm) split and husked Bengal Gram (dhuli urad)
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2 tsp salt
  • An iron griddle or tawa
  • Oil to smear the pan for cooking the uttapam

How to Make Uttapam

  1. Soak rice, daal and methi in water for 5-6 hours.
  2. Grind fine, add salt and enough water to make a dropping consistency and leave to ferment 5-6 hours.
  3. Heat tawa, and brush oil over it. When really hot, splash a little water over it, and pour about 1 cup of batter on to it.
  4. It will spread a little. When the edges start browning a bit, pour a trail of oil around it.
  5. Turn it over and let it brown on the other side too.

    For an
    onion uttapam:
  6. Before you turn the uttapam over, sprinkle a mixture of finely chopped onions, tomatoes, coriander leaves and green chillies.