Uttapam Recipe

Uttapam Recipe

Uttapam Recipe


A traditional delicacy from down South which literally means ‘poured appam’ in Tamil. Uttapam is  like dosa preparation, only some difference is  toppings of onion and veggies, some time it is also made in the evening as evening snack. it is very delicious, healthy to eat.

This Uttapam recipe is exactly what you looking for breakfast, you need to start your day! Lets start…..

Difficulty: Easy Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 45 mins Servings: 1



  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.


  • To make the uttapam look more colourful, you can add leafy veggies along with the onions. You can also add carrot as a topping along with the onion mixture.
  • If you don’t have time for making batter and fermentation, you can buy readymade idli/dosa batter from the store. By doing this way, you can save a lot of time. It takes only 30-35 minutes to make uttapam using readymade dosa batter.
  • Cook on low to medium flame to prevent the uttapam from burning.
  • Some people like to have it without any curry, but it tastes incredible when served with coconut chutney.

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