Onion Uttapam Recipe

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South Indian Breakfast Onion Uttapam Recipe

South Indian cuisines are love, there’s not a single person who will deny this. Every house cooks south Indian at least once a month. The fact that maximum household has a routine to cook one-day dosa and the next day makes uthappam with the leftover batter. The batter also contains rice in it which is not healthy. Plus the process is also not the ideal process to make podi Onion Uttapam. To help you with the recipe we have listed the actual ingredients which proper instructions, so that by following them you can make a soft, and gooey uthappam and enjoy it with coconut chutney.


PREP TIME 1 Hour 15 Minutes
COOK TIME 20 Minutes
TOTAL TIME 1 Hour 35 Minutes


The onion Uttapam recipe is a simple recipe with a handful of ingredients but the taste it has is delightful. To make the recipe we have used minimal ingredients which can be easily spotted in every household. Note down the ingredients with quantity and gather them to make a spongy uthappam. 

  • Sooji – 2 Cups
  • Curry Leaves – 10-12 (Chopped)
  • Ginger – 1 Teaspoon (Grated)
  • Coriander leaves – 3 Stand (Chopped)
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Buttermilk – 1 Cup
  • Water – as per the requirement
  • Onion – One medium size (Chopped)
  • Red chilly powder – ½ Teaspoon
  • Eno – 1 Teaspoon
  • Oil – 1 Tablespoon


If you see from modern cuisine lenses podi Onion Uttapam is a thick pancake made with urad dal, to elevate the taste and nutrition of the recipe we have used Organic tattva red chilly powder.


If you see south Indians their hair and skin are soo healthy and shiny. Plus they have healthy bodies and can perform more physical activity than others. This is because they are more into healthy eating practices. Just take a look at the recipe we are talking about onion podi uthappam which too falls on the healthier side. We have mentioned the nutritional value of the recipe to help you understand its nutritional value. 


The nutrition value is based on 1 piece (88g) of Onion uthappam


  • Calories – 160
  • Total Fat – 5 g
  • Cholesterol – 0 mg
  • Sodium – 710 mg
  • Total Carbohydrates – 25 g
  • Protein – 4 g


It’s an easy-to-cook recipe that can be made by anyone by following some basic instructions but each step is important. if any of the steps are missed it might ruin the taste of the recipe. Therefore we have mentioned in detail the recipe’s instructions, go through it and make a soft and delicious tasting Onion uthappam.

  • In a bowl take sooji, curry leaves, ginger, coriander leaves, and salt. Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Add buttermilk to the bowl and mix it well
  • Now add water to the mix in a quantity that turns into a liquidy consistency
  • Cover the paste and keep it aside for an hour
  • Uncover the batter if the consistency has become thick add more water to the paste to make its consistency liquidy and keep it aside
  • In another bowl add chopped onion, coriander, salt, and red chilly powder and mix all the ingredients well
  • Take the batter bowl and add Eno and water to it and oil to it, before cooking
  • Heat a tawa, and allow it to it, Grease it with oil and spread the uthappam batter on it in a round form
  • Once bubbles begin to appear on the sides, add the onion mix on top of it, cover it and cook for 4-5 minutes
  • Flip and cook it from both sides by covering it for a couple of minutes 
  • Enjoy it with coconut chutney.
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