October 22, 2012

Onion Oothappam

Oothappam is a variation in dosa where all the ingredients is added into the dosa batter and then the dosa is made.Traditionally Oothappam is made with lightly sour dosa batter.But if you don’t have any of that,you could make it with regular batter or just take the dosa batter out of the fridge in the morning and make this Oothappam in night. This One i love a lot and is the master piece of my hubby.. He makes superb onion Oothappam ... So dedicating this to him....


Onion-1 finely chopped
Carrot-1 shredded
Tomato-1 chopped
Green chilli-1 chopped
Ginger-1 inch piece minced
Coriander leaves-1 cup chopped
Mustard seeds(kaduku)-1 tsp
Cumin seeds(jeerakam)-1 tsp
Asafoetida or Hing(kaya podi)-1/4 tsp
Dry Red chilli-2
Salt to taste
Dosa Batter


In a kadai add oil and crackle some mustard seeds,cumin seeds,hing,red chilli and fry for 1 min.

Add onions and fry for 2 min.Throw in green chilli and ginger and mix well.Add in tomatoes,carrot and mix well.

Add in coriander leaves,salt and mix well.Put this in the dosa batter and mix well.

Now heat a tawa and pour a ladle full of dosa batter over the tawa and spread it lightly(Don’t spread it so much).

Drizzle oil on the dosa and cook on the slow flame till the bottom browns.Then turn the dosa and cook on the other side too.

Serve hot with coconut chutney,sambar or idli podi.

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