December 8, 2010

Oats Uttapa / Uttapam recipe

Otas uttappam recipe - We all know that oats are very nutritive and low in calories. Varieties of dishes can be prepared with oats. Oats porridge is a very popular dish usually prepared in every house hold in India. But eating porridge for breakfast is very boring. So, I make oats uttappam and serve it with coconut chutney. This is very healthy, filling dish and keeps you energetic till lunch. 

uttapam in a serving plate
Oats uttapam recipe.

1 cup oats
2 tbsp semolina / rava
2 tbsp bengal gram flour / besan
1/2 tbsp. sugar or jaggery
1/4 cup grated fresh coconut 
1 tbsp yogurt / curd 
1 onion, chopped
1/2 inch ginger, chopped
1 small sized tomato, chopped
1 green chili, chopped
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Oil or ghee as required


  • In a large bowl, add all the ingredients except oil. Add little bit of water and mix well to make a soft dropping consistency batter. Keep it aside for 10 - 15 minutes.
  • Heat a nonstick pan on a medium flame and apply ghee or oil on it.
  • Spread the batter on the pan to form a round and medium thick uttapam 
  • Pour 1/4 tsp of ghee around the edges.
  • Cook covered on a medium flame till the base turns golden brown. 
  • Remove the lid, flip the uttapam and cook till golden brown.
  • When done, remove the oats uttapam on a serving plate. Serve hot with ghee and coconut chutney.
oats uttapam in a serving plate

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