How to make Healthy Uttappam -

This highly popular breakfast dish is now even healthier, without losing a bit of its yummy taste

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Oats (ओट्स ), Dosa batter (डोसे का घोल)

Cuisine : South Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Healthy Uttappam

Healthy Uttappam Recipe Card


India’s peninsular region comprises of four states that can all together boast of around a dozen different cuisines. This is more than any other part of Asia.
There is something unique about the South Indian food that evokes extreme devotion from all who take pride in its food culture. 
South Indian cuisine has its own niche. If you are in Andhra Pradesh you will relish a coastal Andhra, Telangana and Rayalseema cuisine in addition to Mughlai in Nizami style. Karnataka? It will give you north Karnataka, Saraswat, Coorgi and Mangalorean cuisines. Take a trip to Tamil Nadu to relish its Chettinad cuisine, Madurai and Coimbatore styles of cooking. Kerala, God’s own country, has the Moplah, the Syrian Christian and the Palakkad Iyer food to boast of.
South Indian food is based on a calculated and scientific culture that has been passed down from one generation to another. There is a basic understanding of what to eat in the winters and summers, what not to when one is ill, what to eat to avoid being ill and what to eat when one has a fever. There are no owners for these rules but these safely guarded secrets and recipes are an integral part of traditional South Indian home cooking.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Healthy Uttappam Recipe

  • Oats , roasted and powdered 1 cup

  • Dosa batter 1 cup

  • Mixed sprouts 1/2 cup

  • Onion , finely chopped 1 medium

  • Tomato , finely chopped 1 small

  • Green chilli , finely chopped 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to grease


Step 1

Take oats in a bowl, add dosa batter, salt and 3-4 tablespoons water and whisk well to get a smooth batter.

Step 2

Take the sprouts in another bowl, add onions, tomato, green chillies and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Grease a non-stick pan with some oil. Pour a ladleful of the uttapam batter and spread it thickly.

Step 4

Sprinkle some sprout mixture over it and let the uttappam cook, when the underside is light golden, flip and cook the other side similarly. Make more uttappam from the remaining batter.

Step 5

Place them on a serving plate and serve hot with coconut chutney.

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