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Uttapa - Uttapam - Pancake - Healthy Breakfast Recipe

Onion Uttapa - Uttapam - Pancake
Onion Uttapa - Uttapam - Pancake
What's better than starting your day with a healthy breakfast. This pancake, also called as Uttapa or Uttapam, is a south INDIAN classic. Provides carbs, protein and add all the veggies you love. Have this with Chutney and energize your day !

Here is the link to the Chutney :!

Batter Ingredients:
3 bowl of rice
1 bowl of urad daal

1. Wash the rice and daal seperate.
2. Soak them in water ( seperate ) and leave overnight.
3. Grind seperate to a coarse paste and mix together in a large container.
4. Add a little bit of salt and leave it in a warm place for overnight. This will cause the batter to ferment and rise. Do add a little bit of water, consistency should be like lava. Not too runny or not too thick.
5. You are ready to make idlis or uttapam's !!

Topping Ingredients:
Finely chopped Onions or veggies of your choice.
Cumin Seeds
Oil or Ghee ( clarified butter )
Salt as per taste

(If the batter is too thick do add a little water )

1. Take a pan / tava / hot plate / griddle and heat it up at high heat.
2. Reduce the heat to medium and add a few drops of oil.
3. Take the batter ( ensure you mix the batter with a spoon for it to aerate), and add a bowl of batter on the pan.
4. Slightly tilt the pan for the batter to spread. 
5. Add the toppings , drizzle some oil on the sides and cover it with a lid. Let it cook for around 2 minutes on medium heat.
6. Remove lid and flip. Cook for another 30 seconds - 1 min.
7. Remove on a plate and serve hot with chutney.

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Amboli - Authentic Maharashtrian Dish. (Must See).

Amboli - Famous Maharashtrian Recipe
Amboli is a breakfast item served hot with pickle/white butter/yogurt.
Its a quick recipe and extremely healthy as it not only contains one but three different flours.
You can have it as breakfast or it goes well as evening snacks for children or even brunch.
Please do post your comments.

2 Bowl Rice Flour
1 Bowl Wheat Flour
1 tbsp. Chick Pea Flour / Besan
1 Big Onion
4 to 5 Green Chili
1/2 tbsp. Turmeric Powder
1/2 to 1 tbsp. Asafoetida
3/4 glass (Tall)  Butter Milk
3/4 bowl Coriander/Cilantro
2 tbsp. Oil
Salt as per taste
Water as required.

1. Mix all of the flour together in a big mixing bowl.  
2. Now add all the ingredients one by one and mix it well.  
3. Please make sure you add sufficient amount of water to the mixture to make watery paste.  
4. Keep the pan on medium heat and spray some oil on that.  
5. Now add our mixture on the pan. let it cook for 2 minutes.
6. Once it is cooked from bottom, just flip it and cook it from other side as well.
7. Once it is cooked from both side, our Amboli is ready.

1. Very healthy breakfast dish as it contains 3 varieties of flour.
2. Can be a good replacement for simple roti.
3. One of the famous and old recipe of Maharashtra.
4. Can be served as break fast item or evening snacks item.
5. Very quick recipe. 

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