Uttapam is a thick pancake,with toppings cooked right into the batter.It is sometimes characterized as an Indian pizza.
Black gram (urad dal)-1 cup
Fenugreek seeds-2 tsp
Vegetable oil/Cooking spray
Chopped onions-1 large
Chopped tomato-1 large
Chopped green chili-5
Chopped coriander leaves-1/2 cup
salt to taste
1-Soak rice,black gram and fenugreek seeds together in water for about 4 hours.
2-Grind the softened rice,black gram and fenugreek seeds to a fine paste.
3-Add salt and water to get a semi liquid batter and whip well.
4-Keep aside in a warm place to ferment well for at least 5-6 hours.
5-In a bowl mix chopped onions,chopped tomatoes,chopped green chilies and little salt,and keep aside.
6-Heat a non-stick tawa on medium flame.Spread a little oil/cooking spray on the tawa.Lower the flame.
7-Take the batter in a big spoon and spread the same on the tawa as is done while preparing dosa or omelet
8-sprinkle mix masala and chopped coriander leaves over the batter.Let it cook on the medium flame for a minute and then
cover the uttapam with a lid.Cook for another 2 minutes.
9-Remove the lid and add few drops of oil on top of onion and chillies.Gently flip the uttapam to the other side and cook for couple of minutes.