Uttapam Recipe | How To Make Uttapam

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Uthappam is a type of dosa from South India. In Tamil Nadu, it’s known as Uthappam (ஊத்த ोपা), in Karnataka, Uttappa (in Kannada). Oothapom or ootapa in Kerala and Tulu respectively. Unlike typical Dosas that are crisp & crepe-like, uttapams have a thicker dough with toppings

Uthappam is an Indian dish that originates from the Southern region of India but can be found all over the country due to its popularity among many communities. It originated on par with other well-known dishes such as Dosa and Idli.

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 10 min Total Time 20 mins
Servings: 2 Calories: 92
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


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.





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

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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

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

  7. 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.

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

  9. Serve Uttapam with groundnut chutney or coconut chutney.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 92kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g5%
Sodium 6mg1%
Potassium 104mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 14g5%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Protein 18g36%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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