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Ragi Onion Dosa/Uthappam

a healthy home preparation

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Very tasty and good for health.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup urad dhal
    • 1 cup idli rice
    • 2½ -3 cups ragi powder
    • salt - needed
    • 1 cup chopped onions
    • 1 tbsp chopped green chillies
    • 2 tbsp refined oil


    1. Soak urad dal and rice for four hours. Grind to a smooth paste.
    2. Add ragi flour and salt and blend into smooth batter and leave overnight to ferment.
    3. The next day, heat a tawa and grease it well. Pour the batter into it and spread it so that the edge would be quite thin.
    4. Sprinkle with chopped onions and chopped chillies.
    5. Pour a spoon of the oil all around and cook on a medium flame till the edge crisp. Then cook the otherside of the dosa half-the-time.  
    6. Take the dosa and serve hot with coconut chutney, sambar or vegetable kuruma.
    7. This recipe makes delicious ragi onion dosa or uthappam.


    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Thank u so much Rajeshwari.Hi,Ashwin, Rajeshwari is correct.



    Ashwin,ragi flour means maize flour,in marati and in hindi its tamil its called as kezhveragu.Grains look brown in colour.


    I love uthappam, thanks to you I now have the receipe; one question though " What is raggi flour" do u have an english name for it?

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