Mini Uttapam

An integral part of South Indian breakfast snack menu, these uttapams are made especially to lure the kids to eat healthy This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Mini Uttapam
Main Ingredients Finger millet (ragi) flour, Rice flour
Cuisine South Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 7-8 hour
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Mini Uttapam

  • 1 cup Finger millet (ragi) flour
  • 1/4 cup Rice flour
  • 3 tablespoons Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) flour
  • 1 1/2 cups Yogurt
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to cook Oil
  • 1/4 cup Green peas , boiled
  • 1/2 medium Carrot , peeled cut into small triangles and blanched
  • 1/2 medium Beetroot , peeled cut into small triangles and blanched
  • to serve Sambhar
  • to serve Coconut chutney


  1. Take finger millet flour in a mixing bowl, add rice flour, black gram flour and yogurt and mix well. Add sufficient water and whisk well to make a semi thick batter. Set aside to ferment overnight.
  2. Add salt, asafoetida and turmeric powder to the batter and mix well.
  3. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and spread small portions of batter with a small spoon.
  4. Place 2 green peas as eyes, small carrot piece as nose, small beetroot crescent as smiling face. Press slightly and turn it over when the underside is golden and cook the other side. Cook on medium heat till evenly golden brown on both sides
  5. Line a serving platter with a banana leaf. Transfer the uttapams on it. Serve hot with sambhar and coconut chutney.