Small Onion Uttappam (Murugan idli kadai style)

Whenever we go out my first choice of restaurant is murgan idli kadai for its small onion uttappam. I am love it well addicted to it. It is so nice. whenever I try at home it never the same. Couple of weeks ago I saw this recipe and photos from And one thing new in that is putting pinch of salt to cut onion I guess that worked the trick. This time it came very nice.. Thanks Jey for sharing the recipe. Now I can enjoy my favourite at home  :-)

Dosa Batter - 1/2 Cup
Shallots/Small Onion/Chinna Vengayam -  15
Oil  - 2 tablespoon
Salt a pinch


  • Peel the skin of the onions and thinly slice the onions. This one doesn't require to be finely chopped
  • Add a pinch of salt to the sliced onions and keep it aside. 
  • Heat a dosa tawa and when it becomes hot, keep the flame to medium and pour a laddle full of batter to make a small circle.  Smear a handful of sliced onions which should cover the entire circle.
  • Add a 2 teaspoon of oil .
  • When it partially cooked , just flip the uttapam carefully

  • Gently pat the uttapam with a the stick which we use to flip the dosa don't press to hard gentle pat is good enough
  • Keep this in a medium flame for a minute and smear oil .
  • Serve hot with your favourite side dish.