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- 1 cup urad dal (skinned split black lentils)
- 2 cups uncooked white rice
- salt to taste
- 1 pinch soda bicarbonate
- 2 onions, chopped finely
- 3 carrots, grated
- ½ bunch coriander leaves, chopped fine
- 4 green chillies, chopped into thin rounds
- 1 cup coconut, grated
Prep:20min › Cook:30min › Extra time:1day soaking › Ready in:1day50min
- Soak dal and rice for at least 4 hours or preferably overnight.
- Grind the dal and rice mixture. Make sure to grind well. You want the mixture to be very smooth. Add salt. Pour the batter into a large bowl, cover and leave it in a warm place to ferment. If it is winter, keep near a heater or in the oven (turned off).
- When you are ready to make uttappams, take out some batter in a separate bowl. Take a small pinch of soda bicarb, add to ½ teaspoon water and mix in the batter. This makes the uttappams very fluffy.
- Heat 1 teaspoon oil on a tawa. Add a one or two ladles of batter on top and spread into a circle. Cover with a lid and let cook for a few minutes till set. Now sprinkle the onion, green chillies, carrots, and coriander leaves on top. Add some oil and flip over gently. Let it cook for a few minutes on the other side. Flip back (topping side up) on a plate. Garnish with some fresh coconut and serve.
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