Sunday, 2 September 2012

Utthappam - featuring semolina, plain flour & yogurt

If you are looking for a quick breakfast recipe, here is one of the quickest of them all.

I saw this recipe in Food Mazaa hosted by Shobha. I made no major changes to it.


1 - Semolina - 1/2 cup
     Plain flour - 1/2 cup
     Yogurt - 1/2 cup
     Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup finely chopped
     Salt to taste

2 - Onion - 1 finely chopped

3 - Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
     Dry red chillies - 2
    Asafoetida - a pinch
    Curry leaves - 5-6
    Turmeric - a pinch


- Mix (1) adding a little water to make a thick batter. Add salt and coriander leaves.

- Heat oil in a pan, fry (3) and add the chopped onion.Stir fry for a minute.- Add a pinch of turmeric powder in the end and mix this into the batter.
- Spread a ladle of mixture on the griddle, cover with a lid. After 1-2 minutes turn it over and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
- Serve hot with coconut chutney.


  1. Delicious uttappam Sherin. Love this and all your entires Favorite recipes event: Breakfast recipes. Thanks for linking.

  2. Thanks for trying out and liking my recipe Sherin.

    1. It is such an awesome recipe and I wanted to try it instantly Shobha:)

  3. Thanks for linking this yummy recipe to my event.

  4. Sherin! Yes, please post these kind of quick recipes. Every day morning I wonder what to make for breakfast and I end up eating daily bread. This one is better and more Indian! Thanks yar!


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A doctor in my day job and a food writer and food photographer by night. I came in to cooking because of the people around me, be it the women in family who are amazing cooks or the men who luv to eat. My husband is my pillar of support and my son is my best critic. :) Started cooking while I was at school, my first attempt being a sweetie, no surprise there for people who know me. I got interested in cooking more after marriage, as most girls do. My experiments with food blossomed after coming to the UK, where the grocery stores opened up a variety of foodie opportunities for my hungry tum.

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