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how to make uttapam



Uttapam is a type of dosa from South India, particularly popular in the Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. It is a thick pancake, with toppings cooked right into the batter. Unlike a traditional dosa, which is crisp and crepe-like, uttapam is a thick pancake, with toppings cooked right into the batter. It is often eaten for breakfast or lunch and is typically served with sambar or chutney.

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urad dal

1 cup

idli rice

2 cups

fenugreek seeds

1/2 teaspoon


1/2 teaspoon

finely chopped onions

1/2 cup

finely chopped tomatoes

1/2 cup

finely chopped coriander leaves

1/2 cup

finely chopped green chilli

1/4 cup

Oil for cooking.



Step 1:

Soak urad dal, idli rice and fenugreek seeds in separate bowls for 5-6 hours.

Step 2:

Grind them in a mixer till it turns into a smooth paste. Mix them well.

Step 3:

Keep this batter for fermentation overnight.

Step 4:

Add salt to the batter and mix well.

Step 5:

Heat a non-stick tawa and grease it slightly with oil.

Step 6:

Sprinkle some onions, tomatoes, coriander and green chillies over it. Press lightly so it embeds into the batter.

Step 7:

Pour a spoonful of the batter over it.

Step 8:

Cook until it turns golden brown in color from both sides.

Step 9:

Repeat the same process with the remaining batter.

Step 10:

Serve hot with sambar or chutney.

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