Tricolour Uttapam

Tricolour Uttapam

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The tricolour uttapam is very appealing in all aspects – aroma, looks and flavour. The combination of tomatoes, corn, carrots, capsicum and onions makes it colourful, tasty and healthy. Arrange the vegetables neatly to differentiate the three colours well.

Tricolour Uttapam recipe - How to make Tricolour Uttapam

Soaking Time:  2 hours.   Preparation Time:    Fermenting Time:  4 hours.   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 8 to 10 servings
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1 recipe dosa batter
3 small onions , chopped
2 tomatoes , chopped
1/4 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ka dana)
1/4 cup capsicum , chopped
1/4 cup grated carrot
3 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste
oil for cooking

To Serve
coconut chutney

  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onions and fry till they are golden brown.
  2. Add the tomatoes and salt and stir for some time. Remove from the fire and keep aside.
  3. Put the corn, capsicum and carrot in 3 small bowls.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and salt in each bowl. Mix well and keep aside.
  5. Heat and grease a non-stick tava on a medium flame.
  6. Put 1 ladle of the batter on it.
  7. Spread 1 tablespoon of the onion-tomato mixture in it.
  8. Spread the corn, capsicum and carrot mixture on top of this mixture in such a way that you get three different coloured portions on your uttappam.
  9. Cook till done on both the sides, using a little oil.
  10. Repeat with the remaining batter and mixture.
  11. Serve hot with coconut chutney.