Uttapam is another variety of dosa, however it is thicker than normal dosa. To make it heathy dish, you can add any of your favourite vegetables in it. It is not so crispier as dosa. It is ideal for a breakfast.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serves: 2

Uttapam Ingredients
Uttapam Ingredients


  • 2 cups dosa batter (prepared by making fine paste of 1 cup of urad dal and 3 cups of rice)
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 1 or 2 green chillies
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp gram dal
  • 1″ ginger chopped
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • Coriander leaves
  • Oil for frying


Take a pan and add 2 tsp of oil in it and let it heat for some time.

Now add mustard seeds, cumin seeds in a pan and stir it for 2 sec. Then add urad dal and gram dal.

After frying them, add chopped onions, green chillies and chopped ginger, and saute them for only 2 mins. Now switch of the flame and keep it aside.

Take a bowl and add 2 cups of dosa batter in it and then add the onion mixture and turmeric powder, coriander leaves, salt and mix well.

Now take a pan and add 1 tsp of oil and spread it.

Take a ladleful of above batter and slowly spread it in to a thick and round circle. Sprinkle 1 tsp oil over the Uttapam, and cover it for 3 min in low flame.

When the bottom is slightly brown turn the Uttapam and fry for some time. Serve hot.


Serving Instructions

Serve Uttapam with groundnut chutney or coconut chutney.

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