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Uttapam is an all-time favourite breakfast and snack. This wholesome fermented dish is also ideal for people with diabetes. An uttapam loaded with vegetables can make for an interesting dinner delicacy too.

Tweaking the recipe and replacing plain white rice with whole ragi may help improve the nutrient quotient. Rich in protein and fibre, ragi may help in maintaining blood sugar and keeps cholesterol in check. Also, the dietary fibre from vegetables induces satiety and keeps hunger pangs at bay. Dietician and Health Educator Karena Adnani shares with us a quick and easy recipe for people with high cholesterol.

Ragi Vegetable Uttappam Recipe

Serving size: 1

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 2 minutes


  •  30g Whole Ragi
  • 15g Urad Dal
  • ¼ Tomato
  • ¼ Capsicum
  • ¼ Onion
  • 10g Peas
  • ¼ tsp Rice Bran oil
  •  ¼ tsp Chaat masala
  • Salt, to taste
  • Chilli powder, to taste
  • Ginger, one small piece
  • ½ Green chilli


  1. Soak the whole ragi and urad dal overnight.
  2. Chop the vegetables and add the powdered spice. Mix well and set  aside.
  3. Grind the ragi and urad dal with the ginger and chilli to a smooth paste.
  4. To a flat pan, add  a little oil and spread it evenly so that it coats the surface.
  5. Pour the batter, and spread it in circles with the back of a ladle to make a dosa.
  6. Spread the vegetables on it, distributing them evenly.
  7. Cook until done.
  8. Serve hot with chutney.


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