Onion Uthapam | Crispy Uthappam | Healthy Breakfast
Spicy delicious Onion Uthappam is one of the very famous South Indian breakfast recipe. It tastes divine with a tempting aroma of onions & veggies over a thick pan cake prepared with fermented rice lentil batter. This super tasty uthappam makes a healthy option for your kids lunch box also. Its very filling for the stomach and healthy too. You can learn how to prepare Uthappam with this simple video recipe!
To prepare dosa batter:
Par boiled rice or idli rice - 3 cups
Urad dal - 1 cup
Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
To make Uthappam:
Dosa batter - 1 cup
Sliced onion - 4 to 5 tbsp
Green chilli - 1
Grated carrot - 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves chopped - 1 tbsp
Chopped cashewnuts - 1 tbsp
Chopped tomato - 2 tbsp
Sambar pwd or red chilli pwd - 1/2 tsp (click here to view how to make sambar pwd at home)
Cumin pwd - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil to drizzle
To prepare Dosa Batter ( Click here to view the stepwise recipe to make dosa batter)
Wash & soak 3 cups of idli rice (parboiled rice) in water.
Soak urad dal and fenugreek seeds in water for 6 hours.
Grind it to smooth paste and add salt.
Mix well with hands.
Let the batter ferment for minimum 10 hours.
Mix well. Dosa batter is ready!
To prepare Uthappam
Heat a griddle.
Grease with oil.
Pour 2 ladle full of dosa batter and spread to thick round shape as shown in video.
Drizzle gingely oil to sides.
Sprinkle finely chopped onion.
Sprinkle sliced green chilli, coriander leaves, grated carrot, chopped cashewnuts, tomato.
Sprinkle salt, cumin pwd and sambar pwd. ( sambar pwd gives good aroma & flavor to uthappam)
Drizzle oil on top.
Cook it on low flame for 3 mins.
Flip it to other side and cook for a minute.
Remove from griddle.
Delicious and spicy south Indian style Onion uthappam is ready.
It pairs up excellent with sambar & chutney.