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Onion Podi Uttapam

Posted in : Curry Powders on by : Simmi Iyer

Channa dhal1/4 cup
Toor dhal2 tbs
Urad dhal1/4 cup
Moong dhal1 tbs
Red chilly7-8
Sesame seeds2 tbs
Curry leaves4-5 spigs
Garlic6-7 fat cloves
Oil2 tsp
Salt1 tsp or to taste

  To make uthappam

Dosai batter/ Dosa Batter3 cups
Ghee/neias needed to cook
Onion (finely chopped)2 (medium size)
Coriander and curry leavesas needed(finely chopped)


  • Add 1/2 tsp of oil and fry the dhals  and red chilly in a medium flame till the color changes and slightly golden.Once the dhals become nice and crisp remove it.Fry curry leaves till the curry leaves turned crisp.Remove it from the keep it.
  • Add the sesame seeds in the pan and fry it for a minute and remove it.Now fry the crushed garlic in the pan and fry it for a minute and remove it.Let all the ingredients get cool down.
  • After cooling grind the red chillies, curry leaves,salt and  give it a pulse.Now add the dhals and sesame seeds to it and grind it to a bit coarse powder.Now add the garlic and pulse it.Do not run the blender continuously.The spicy garlic powder is ready.
  • Now take the  batter and adjust the consistency with water.Mix the chopped onion,curry leaves and coriander leaves together and keep it aside.Heat a griddle and once it becomes hot ,add a drop of oil and wipe it off with a paper and keep the flame in medium.Pour a ladleful of batter and spread it to a circle(no need to spread it too thin).
  • Now sprinkle the chopped onion and  on top of the uthappam,then sprinkle the spicy garlic powder.Press it gently,drizzle ghee and cook it for a minute or till it gets golden.
  • Flip it to the other side and cook it for a minute, add a tsp of ghee.Keep it in a flame for another 30 seconds.Remove it from the pan.
  • Serve it with mint chutney.
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