Prep: 12 hours

Cook: 30 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: South Indian

Wholesome and delicious, uttappams are a popular South Indian breakfast snack


  • Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) 1 cup
  • Parboiled rice (ukda chawal) 3 cups
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required
  • Medium carrots, finely chopped 2
  • Medium onions, finely chopped 2
  • Medium tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped 2
  • Fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped ¼ cup
  • Green chillies, finely chopped 1 to 2
  • Coconut chutney as required
  • Sambhar as required


  • Soak pulses and parboiled rice in separate bowls for 4-5 hours.
  • Drain and grind split black gram to a fine batter. Transfer into a large bowl.
  • Drain and grind rice to a slightly coarse batter. Transfer into the same bowl and mix well.
  • Add salt and mix well. Cover and let the batter ferment overnight.
  • Heat a non-stick pan. Drizzle 1 tsp oil and spread evenly with a wet tissue paper.
  • Pour a ladleful of batter and spread it evenly into a round uttappam. Drizzle ½ tsp oil all around.
  • Once the underside is almost done, sprinkle some carrot, onion, tomato, coriander leaves and green chillies. Flip, drizzle ½ tsp oil all around and cook till the other side is similarly done.
  • Cook more uttappams similarly.
  • Transfer them onto serving plates and serve hot with tomato chutney and sambhar.