Uttapam Recipe

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How To Make Uttapam
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Uttapam Recipe: A traditional delicacy from down South which literally means 'poured appam' in Tamil. Uttapam is almost like a dosa-preparation, that is light and easy on the stomach and can be served for breakfast, brunch or evening snacks. You can call it a soft, savoury pancake that is delicious, healthy and filling as well.

Ingredients in Uttapam Recipe: Made with the batter of rice, dhuli urad dal and fenugreek seeds with salt. This Uttapam recipe is exactly the hearty and healthy breakfast you need to start your day!

Ingredients of Uttapam

  • 360 gms rice (parboiled)
  • 90 gms bengal Gram (dhuli urad) (split and husked)
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2 tsp salt
  • Iron griddle or tawa
  • Oil (to smear the pan)

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.
  • Prepare onion uttapam:
  • 1.Before you turn the uttapam over, sprinkle a mixture of finely chopped onions, tomatoes, coriander leaves and green chillies.
  • 2.Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Read about more South Indian breakfast recipes that you can try at home.

Key Ingredients: rice (parboiled), bengal Gram (dhuli urad) (split and husked), fenugreek seeds, salt, Oil (to smear the pan)