May 11, 2011

Vegetable Uthappam Recipe / Veg Uthappam Recipe

Uthappam is a variation in dosa where all the ingredients is added into the dosa batter and then the dosa is made.Traditionally uttapam is made with lightly sour dosa batter.But if you don’t have any of that,you could make it with regular batter or just take the dosa batter out of the fridge in the morning and make this uttapam in night.You can use ghee instead of oil,so the flavour of dosa will be so good.

This dosa don’t need any side dish with it,So this is perfect for a quick breakfast.You could even make this batter in the night and use it the next day. So please try this dish and let me know what you think..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 2 mins each dosa
Serves : 3


Onion-1 finely chopped
Carrot-1 shredded
Tomato-1 chopped
Green chilli-1 chopped
Ginger-1 inch piece minced
Coriander leaves-1 cup chopped
Mustard seeds(kaduku)-1 tsp
Cumin seeds(jeerakam)-1 tsp
Asafoetida or Hing(kaya podi)-1/4 tsp
Dry Red chilli-2
Salt to taste
Dosa Batter (Click here for Recipe)
Oil as needed


In a kadai add oil and crackle some mustard seeds,cumin seeds,hing,red chilli and fry for 1 min.

Add onions and fry for 2 min.Throw in green chilli and ginger and mix well.Add in tomatoes,carrot and mix well.

Add in coriander leaves,salt and mix well.Put this in the dosa batter and mix well.

Now heat a tawa and pour a ladle full of dosa batter over the tawa and spread it lightly(Don’t spread it so much).

Drizzle oil on the dosa and cook on the slow flame till the bottom browns.Then turn the dosa and cook on the other side too.

Serve hot with coconut chutney,sambar or idli podi.


Crackle some cumin and mustard seeds
add in red chilli and hing
Saute onions and mix well
add in green chilli and mix well...

Now add in carrot and tomato

add in cilantro
Add this to dosa batter

Mix well...

Pour a ladleful in tawa

cook on both sides till golden...


  1. love uthappam anytime! I mostly prepare with Idli batter and don't saute the veggies.

  2. Absolutely love it. I so want to eat it now. I love uttapam in any shape or form or type :)

  3. I love uttapam and this looks so inviting...:)

  4. I just made a claim this morning that my least favorite type of dosais are oothampams - after seeing these delicious pictures, I am going to have to change my mind :)! Super

  5. What a coincidence. I made uttappams today morning for breakfast. Like Harini mentioned, I too don't saute the veggies but sprinkle finely chopped ones on top while making dosas.

  6. tempting uttappam..nice presentation clicks too..

  7. I don't saute the vegetables either.. I love it too!

  8. i like the idea of sauted veggies!looks yum!!

  9. Arthi.. oothapam looks yummy .. nice pictorial.


  10. Simply irresistible,love uttappams very much..

  11. Thanx for dropping by my site. Its my first time here and I am in awe. U have so many details. I really loved it... the pictures for each step shows ur dedication and efforts. keep up the gr8 work. Am definitely following u dear..!!

  12. Thank you for stopping by my blog, Aarthi. You have a nice blog here.....will keep visiting.

  13. Loving it!! Happy to follow ur blog...

  14. We at Dasaprakash have appreciated your recipe.

    We have posted it on our face Book Page.

    Keep it up!

    Dasaprakash Managment

  15. Thank you for posting I like your
    method I will try

  16. Instead. Of green chillies can I put red chilly powder!!!!

  17. @Anonymousno it will affect the taste and colour of this. you can add dry chilli cut into small pieces instead

  18. How much dosa batter we take ?? Is. It four cups!!!!


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