Instant Sooji Uttapaby Poonam BachhavCreated on 28th Nov 2015

  • Instant Sooji Uttapa, How to make Instant Sooji Uttapa
Instant Sooji Uttapaby Poonam Bachhav
  • Prep Time20mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves4People
Instant Sooji Uttapa


  • 1 cup - Sooji / Coarse Semolina /Rava
  • 3 tbsp - Besan / Chickpea flour
  • 1/2 cup - plain Butter Milk
  • 1 large Onion finely chopped
  • 1 large Tomato finely diced
  • 2 Green Chilies finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • salt as per taste
  • 2 tsp Oil + for shallow frying


  1. Take sooji and besan in a large bowl. Gradually, add plain butter milk and mix well with a spoon to form a smooth batter.
  2. Meanwhile finely chop the vegetables and sprinkle salt on them. After 20 minutes, check the batter for consistency and add a little water.
  3. Over a medium flame, heat a non-stick pan. Drizzle a few drops of oil over it. Reduce the flame to low and pour a ladle full of batter and spread it into a circle.
  4. Top the uttapa with chopped onions, tomatoes, chilies and coriander. Spread the vegetables evenly.
  5. Drizzle few drops of oil around the edge with help of a spoon and cover with a lid. Cook on medium heat until colour of the top surface changes from white to off white and the bottom side turns light brown.
  6. After 2 minutes flip it gently and cook on the other side for 1 minute.
  7. Serve hot with tomato ketchup or any chutney of your choice.
My Tip: If you are in a hurry and cannot wait, then make the batter using warm buttermilk, this will fasten the soaking of sooji. If you do not have buttermilk, you can add 2-3 tbsp curd and some water to make the batter. There should be no lumps in the batter. Add salt and 1 tsp of oil and mix well and keep aside for 15 - 20 minutes.

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