Uttapam Recipe

Uttapam is a popular south indian meal prepared with a rice and split black gram batter, usually cooked on a pan. Filled with a topping of tomatoes and onions, the uttapam is quite filling and savory. This uttapam recipe can be cooked in the oven and is best served with sambhar daal and coconut chutney.
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 Split black gram50 Gram
 Rice150 Gram, parboiled
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Onions100 Gram, finley chopped
 Tomatoes100 Gram, finley chopped
 Green chilies6 , finely chopped
 Ginger1 Inch, finely chopped
 Coriander2 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Oil1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 836 Calories from Fat 158

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.5%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1010.4 mg42.1%

Total Carbohydrates 151 g50.3%

Dietary Fiber 11 g43.9%

Sugars 10.3 g

Protein 18 g35.8%

Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 281%

Calcium 12% Iron 25.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Wash and soak the rice and dal, separately, for 6-8 hours or overnight.
Grind the dal to a fine paste and rice to a coarse paste, using as much water as required.
Mix in salt.
Mixwell and allow to ferment for 6-8 hours.
Preheat the oven on 'convection' at 250°F C, with the lightly greased metal tray, placed on the high rack.
Pour spoon fulls of batter, on the lightly greased metal tray, sprinkle with onions, tomatoes, ginger, green chillies, coriander leaves and cumin seeds.
Cook at 250°F C for 7.00 minutes.
Flip the uttapam over and cook at 250°F C for 4.00 minutes.
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