For a healthy breakfast recipe from South Indian cuisine prepared with a common rice and urad dal batter used for preparing idli and dosa. Uttapam is slightly thicker and topped with different types of veggies which make it even healthy and tasty. Here we go with step by step process.


  • Dosa Batter – 2 cups
  • Onion (finely chopped) – 1 medium
  • Capsicum (finely chopped) – ½ cup
  • Tomato (chopped) – 1/3 cup
  • Green chillies – 2-3 finely chopped
  • Oil – for shallow frying
  • Salt as per taste

How to prepare Uttapam:

Step-1. Make the Dosa batter. Then add pinch of salt and mix well. Make sure to make batter slightly thicker than dosa and slightly thinner than idli batter.

Step-2. Put Dosa tava on medium flame. Add few drops of oil and spread it well. Repeat the process before making each uttapam.

Step-3. Now pour one ladle batter and spread it in round shape.

Step-4. Now sprinkle chopped onion and capsicum over it.

Step-5. Further sprinkle finely chopped tomatoes and green chillies over it. Gently press the veggies with a spatula.

Step-6. Now drizzle one tablespoon oil around the edge.

Step-7. Cook it for approx 2-3 minutes until the bottom turns to light golden brown.

Step-8. Now flip it gently and cooked another side for a minute.

Step-9. Transfer it to a plate and repeat the process for other remaining batter.

Step-10. Now serve it hot with coconut chutney or tomato onion chutney.