Uttapam Recipe / Make Rava Uttapam In Six Steps

Uttapam Recipe

Uttapam Recipe

Uttapam is a South Indian dish that is healthy, tasty and easy to make. Uttapam is made of  semolina (sooji, rava) so its know as Rava Uttapam.

Rava Uttapam is a very light weighted dish and its a health breakfast. There are a lot of people who love to experiment in their kitchen and especially their menus. Most of the people love to serve Rava Uttapam with green chutney of pudina and dhaniya, however south Indians also prefer it with coconut chutney, which is mouth relishing. And if you were finding an instant and delicious dish that will not only change the taste of your taste buds, but also bring you satisfaction to try something new. Rava Uttapam is one of them. Below we provide you a quick recipe to make Rava Uttapam easily in your home. All that you will be required is some time for its preparations and a few ingredients.

Prep Time: 3 Hours Cooking Time: 30 Mins Servings: 4 to 5

Ingredients for Uttapam

  1. Semolina (Rava)- ½ kg
  2. Buttermilk (Chaanch)- ½ liter
  3. Capsicum- 1 large
  4. Onion- 1 large
  5. Tomato- I large
  6. Green Chilies- 3 to 4
  7. Jeera (Cumin Seeds)- 1 teaspoon
  8. Salt- 1 teaspoon or to taste
  9. Asafetida (Hing)- 1 pinch
  10. Ginger- a small piece

Process of cooking Rava Uttapam

Step 1

Take ½ a kg Semolina (Rava), sieve it and put it in a bowl.Then take ½ liter buttermilk (Chaach) and mix it with the semolina.

Step 2

Keep the mixture aside for about 2 to 2 ½ hours, covered with a lid.Until the mixture gets soaked completely, you need to get chopped and ready with the vegetables.

Step 3

Chop one large capsicum, one onion, one tomato, and 3 to 4 green chilies and finely chop a small piece of ginger.Mix them and keep the vegetables aside.

Step 4

When the mixture of the buttermilk and semolina is completely soaked after 2 ½ hours, add 1 teaspoon jeera, 1/2 teaspoon asafetida (hing), 1 tablespoon of salt (or to taste).

Step 5

Now put the skillet on medium flame and add a teaspoon of oil to it, wipe of the oil with a cotton cloth with gentle hands.Now spread the batter of 3 inch of height, wither clockwise or anti-clockwise because if you do it otherwise the batter may not spread evenly and ruin it.

Step 6

After you spread the uttapam, sprinkle some of the vegetable on it.Add one tablespoon of oil around the batter and turn the batter upside down, and you see that side has turned golden brown in color. Add oil again on the side of the uttapam and heat the uttapan until both the sides are completely cooked.

Serve the Rava Uttapam on a plate. It is now ready to be served.

Tips and Variations

  1. You can add curd finely mixed and sautéed with water to make a thin paste, instead of the buttermilk. In that case you would require one cup of cure or yogurt and one-cup water, and then add it to 500 grams of Rava.
  2. If you find it difficult to cook with sprinkling the vegetables on top of it, you can mix the whole chopped vegetables into the batter after the batter is completely soaked. This will make the Rava Uttapam easier to be cooked.

The Rava Uttapam is ready to be served. It can now be served with Green chutney or coconut chutney as per your preference and choice.

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