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Easy Uttapam

Prep Time 30 mins
for soaking 4 hrs
Servings 8 People


  • 1 cup short grain rice (washedand soaked for minimum 4 hours)
  • ¼ cup yoghurt + ¼ cup yoghurt
  • Strained rice water
  • ¼ frozen peas
  • 1 carrot - grated
  • 1 boiled potato - grated
  • ½ cup chopped coriander
  • 1 tspn chilli flakes
  • 1 Tbs cornflour
  • 1 tspn oil+ oil to cook
  • 1 tspn bakingsoda
  • Salt to taste


Grating carrot in Thermomix

  • Cut washed (or peeled carrot) into 2inch pieces.
  • Place carrots in the mixing bowl and grate 5 sec/speed 5.

Grating potato in Thermomix:

  •  Par boil a potato.  Cut into 2inch cubes.
  • Place potato cubes in the mixing bowl and grate 5 sec/speed 5.


  • Strain rice, (reserving some of the liquid) and place in mixing bowl.  Add ¼ cup yoghurt and ¼ cup strained, reserved rice water.  Blend 1min/speed 10.   
  • Add ¼ cup yoghurt, peas,grated carrot, grated potato, chopped coriander, chopped curry leaves, chilli flakes, cornflour, baking soda, salt and 1 teaspoon oil to ground rice mixture in the mixing bowl and blend 30sec/speed
  • Add a little more soaking water if necessary to bring it to the consistency of thick pancake batter and repeat blend 30 sec/speed 5.
  • Heat a crepe pan (or frying pan or gridle) on medium heat.   Grease the pan and add a ladle full of mixture and spread it on the pan like a pancake. Cook for approx 3mins, until small bubbles start to appear on the surface and bottom is golden brown.  Flip and cook for a further 2-3 mins until golden brown. 
  • Serve hot with green chutney (and or with sambhar)


Optional Vegetables:
Diced onions, green chilli, capsicum, zucchini.