Onion Oothappam : 10 Minutes breakfast ideas

When we grind surplus dosa batter, initial days we start with iddli and then dosa . But your husband or kids may not love if the 3 rd day again goes with normal dosa or iddli. All need varieties, different taste to stimulate their taste buds. So , here it is. There are different kinds of uthappam/Oothappams with carrots, tomatoes and more. We are going to make simple onion oothappam. Method: Mix salt to the batter Add onions, ginger and chillies to the batter and combine well. Take a pan, drizzle/ brush gingelly oil , make dosa brush some oil over top of dosa too. Cover it with a lid for 15 seconds, flip it As seen it pic, it gets into a beautiful colour, shift to a plate serve hot with chutney or sambar You even don't need any curry to have it since it have a good flavor of its own

3 servings
10 Minutes to prepare
10 Minutes to cook


  • 1. Dosa Batter 3 Cups(Dosa batter is prepared by soaking 3 cups of raw rice and 1 cup of urad dal for 4 hours , grind it and has to kept over night.)
  • 2. onion finely chopped 1 Cups
  • 3. ginger grated 3 Tablespoons
  • 4. green chilly chopped 2 Tablespoons
  • 5. gingelly oil 3 Tablespoons(gingelly oil gives the right flavour while toasting dosas.)
  • 6. salt 1 Teaspoons


1. Step1: mix onion, ginger and chilly to the batter

2. Step2: Combine very well

3. Step3: Take batter in a tawa and make dosas. Let it be little thick. cover it with a lid

4. Step4: that bubble tells you its time to flip it

5. Step5: flip dosa and let it be there for 10 seconds

6. yes, its ready , you will get an amazing aroma at this stage

7. can eat all alone without any sides

8. Or can be served it Sambar or Chutney

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