Recipe: Sandwich Uttapam

CooQ : Recipe: Sandwich Uttapam

Sandwich Uttapam

South indian, Mains

170 calories/serving
60 mins
An uttapam with a difference! Topped with veggies and coated with another layer of batter, to make a sandwich. Cut into equal wedges and served hot with the traditional South Indian accompaniments.

Recipe by:

Hebbars Kitchen


green chutney
red chutney
garam masala
chilli powder
processed cheese (optional)


1. Heat a non-stick tava / griddle and grease it with ½ tsp of butter.

2. Sprinkle little water on the tava / griddle and wipe it using a clean muslin cloth.

3. Pour ½ cup of the dosa batter on the non-stick tava / griddle and spread it in a circular motion to make a 175 mm. (7") thick uttapam.

4. Cook for 30 seconds and spread 2 tsp green chutney and 2 tsp red chutney evenly over it.

5. Spread 1 tsp of butter over it.

6. Now, add ¼ cup finely chopped onions, ¼ cup finely chopped tomatoes, ¼ cup finely chopped capsicum, ¼ tsp garam masala powder, ½ tsp red chilli powder and little salt evenly over it. press it lightly using a spatula. cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.

7. Pour ⅓ cup of batter over the vegetables, spread it evenly using a big spoon to make a thin even layer.

8. Turnover, tap gently and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes.

9. Spread 1 tsp of butter evenly over it.

10. Trim off the extra batter and vegetables from the circumference to get a neat circular shape.

11. Turnover once again and again cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.

12. Spread 1 tsp of butter evenly over it, turn over and cook on a medium flame for another 1 minute.

13. Finally turn and cut into 6 equal pieces.

14. Serve immediately garnished with ¼ cup grated processed cheese.

15. Repeat steps 2 to 15 to make 3 more sandwich uttapas.

By Tarla Dalal