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Green Chilli and Coriander Utthapam Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 2 cups of idli/dosa batter
- 2 tablespoons of chopped coriander
- 2 green chillies, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons of finely chopped onions
- 1 teaspoon of oil
- Salt to taste

Special Equipment Needed:
- Non-stick pan
- Spatula

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat.
2. Add 1 teaspoon of oil to the pan and spread it evenly.
3. Pour a ladle of the idli/dosa batter into the pan and spread it evenly.
4. Sprinkle the chopped coriander, green chillies and onions over the batter.
5. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 2-3 minutes.
6. Flip the utthapam and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
7. Remove the utthapam from the pan and serve hot.

Time:
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Temperature: Medium heat
Serving Size: 2 utthapams

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 150
Fat: 5 g
Carbohydrates: 20 g
Protein: 5 g

Substitutions for Ingredients:
- Instead of green chillies, you can use red chilli powder.
- Instead of onions, you can use grated carrots.

Variations:
- You can add grated cheese to the utthapam for a cheesy version.
- You can also add other vegetables like bell peppers, mushrooms, etc.

Tips and Tricks:
- Make sure to spread the batter evenly in the pan for a crisp utthapam.
- You can also add a teaspoon of ghee to the pan for a richer flavour.

Storage Instructions:
The utthapam can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Reheating Instructions:
The utthapam can be reheated in a pan over medium heat for a few minutes.

Presentation Ideas:
The utthapam can be served with chutney, sambar or any other accompaniment of your choice.

Garnishes:
The utthapam can be garnished with freshly chopped coriander leaves and grated coconut.

Pairings:
The utthapam can be served with chutney, sambar or any other accompaniment of your choice.

Suggested Side Dishes:
The utthapam can be served with a side of potato curry, vegetable curry or any other side dish of your choice.

Troubleshooting Advice:
- Make sure to spread the batter evenly in the pan for a crisp utthapam.
- If the utthapam is sticking to the pan, add a little more oil to the pan.

Food Safety Advice:
- Make sure to use a clean and dry pan for making the utthapam.
- Make sure to use fresh and high-quality ingredients for the utthapam.

Food History:
Utthapam is a popular South Indian dish that is made with a batter of rice and lentils. It is believed to have originated in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Flavor Profiles:
The utthapam has a savory and slightly spicy flavor with a hint of sweetness from the onions.

Serving Suggestions:
The utthapam can be served as a snack or as a main dish with accompaniments like chutney, sambar or any other accompaniment of your choice.

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Region: Indian

Taste: Spicy, Savory, Tangy, Herbal, Aromatic