Thursday, November 13, 2008

Sooji Uttapa (semolina pancake)

This recipe is perfect for weekdays evening one dish meal or weekend breakfast. It can be made in just 10-15 minutes. It does not require any grinding or fermenting lot of work has been cut. It tastes so good with coconut chutney or dalia chutney.

one and half cup sooji (cream of wheat)
3/4 cup curd
1 tsp fruit soda
1/2 cup cabbage (shredded)
1/4 cup carrot (shredded)
1/3 cup green onion/spring onion(finely chopped)
1 tomato (finely chopped)
1/2 yellow belle pepper (cut thin and long strips)
1/2 orange belle pepper(cut thin and long strips)
2 tbsp green chili paste
2 tbsp coriander chopped
1-2 tbsp soy sauce
salt as per taste
oil for cooking

Soak the sooji in one bowl with curd, soda,green chili paste and salt. Add water as required. It should have batter consistency like idli or dosa. Keep it for half an hour.

Take one big bowl and add all the cut vegetables. Just before you start to make uttapa, add soy sauce and salt and mix well along with all the vegetables.

Take one flat griddle or tava and put it on high flame on stove. Take ladle full of batter and spread it on the tava in circle of around 100 mm dia. Put some oil around edges. Take approx. 2 tbsp of chopped vegetables and spread by your hand. Cook both sides till golden brown.

Serve it hot with coconut chutney or tomato chutney.

You can add any other vegetables, also you like.
Uttapa is much thicker than dosa,so pour sufficient amout of batter.
You can use any kind of belle pepper.


Spryte said...

That looks so good!!!

Queen B. said...

yumma lumma !!

Chandani said...

hey gopi, i also make this quite often, so simple, yet so tasty:)...

Joanna said...

this is so cool looking!!! i like making things i've never heard of because the finished product always tastes better. cool recipe!