South Indian breakfast - Onion uttapam recipe

Uthappams are popular south indian breakfast snack. uthappams are healthy as well as easy to make. Here's a delicious, spicy recipe that can be enjoyed as a snack or as a main dish. Learn how to make onion uthappam.


  • 2 cup rice (chawal)
  • 1 cup split black gram lentil (dhuli urad dal) 
  • 3 onion (pyaj) 
  • 2 green chilly (hari mirch) 
  • 1 piece ginger (adrak) 
  • 1 tsp coriander leaves (dhania patti) 
  • 1 tsp salt (namak) 
  • 1/2 tsp red chilly powder (lal mirch) 
  • oil

How to make onion uttapam:

  • Soak rice and dal separately for about 6 hours.
  • Then grind them separately.
  • Mix them in a container and add salt.
  • Cover and leave for fermentation for 12 hours.
  • Finely chop adrak, pyaj, hari mirch and dhania.
  • Mix lal mirch in chawal batter.
  • Heat a non stick pan/tawa and spread 1 tbsp batter on it.
  • Spread chopped vegetables on it.
  • Cook at low flame and grease it on the corners and turn it to cook the other side.
  • Serve it hot.
  • If the batter sticks on a tawa, add little salt to the oil and grease the corners so that uttapam will not stick on tawa.
  • Cook it at low flame to make it tastier.

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