Preparation of Simple Uttapam / Oothappam



Uttapam or Uthappa is a thick pancake having chopped vegetables as toppings.

Uttapam is a traditional recipe popular among the people from South India. Idli or dosa batter is traditionally used for making this dish. Preparation of this breakfast recipe is a long and time-consuming process. Instant and easy uttapam preparations make use of bread flour as an ingredient. Spicy coconut chutney is usually served as a side dish. Have a look at the ingredients used and the preparation of simple Uttapam.

Ingredients used for making Uttapam
  • 1-2 cup idli or dosa batter
  • Salt for the taste
  • Oil for cooking
  • 1 medium sized onion (chopped to small pieces)
  • 2-3 green chillies (sliced to small pieces)
  • 1 medium sized tomato (chopped to small pieces)
  • 3-4 coriander leaves (chopped to small pieces)
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Preparation of simple Uttapam recipe
  • Heat a tawa or a flat dosa pan, spread some oil over the top.
  • When it is really hot, sprinkle some water over the hot pan.
  • Now, pour 1 cup of batter and spread it to a thick circular dosa shape.
  • Once the edges starts browning pour a tail of oil around it.
  • Sprinkle some chopped onions, tomatoes, coriander leaves and green chillies.
  • Use a flat ladle and turn it over as the other side also gets cooked.
  • Once it is ready, serve it with spicy coconut chutney