Pizza Uttapam - Healthy Pizza - Alternative to the Pizza

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Oct. 02, 2014

When I first had the thought of preparing pizza uttapam, I and my family had expected this one to be like the normal uttapam taste with cheese. But, when I made this, we all were astonished with the outcome. Not only, it literally looked like a pizza, it does taste too.
Pizza Uttapam is a healthy yet tasty alternative to our very own pizza. Touches from the south India make it truly stand out and keeping you safe from frequent consumption of maida which is not quite great for health.


For the base
Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs) , soaked overnight
Urad dal 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , soaked overnight
Salt To Taste
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Curry leaves 1 Teaspoon
Coriander 1 Teaspoon
For the topping
Onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Capsicum 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Corn kernels 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Tomato 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Carrot 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , grated
Cheese 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Green chili 2 (2
Coriander 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Italian herbs 1 Teaspoon
Chili flakes 1 Teaspoon
Oil 1 Tablespoon
For the sauce
Ketchup 6 Tablespoon
Italian herbs 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Chili flakes 1 Teaspoon



Base/Batter: Take the soaked rice and dal and grind it to a thick smooth batter. Make sure its thick and smooth. Transfer to a bowl, cover and ferment for 4 hours-6 hours.


After batter is fermented, add the salt, cumin, curry leaves (chopped), coriander and stir vigorously for a minute.

Heat a pan/tawa, add 1-2 big ladle fulls of the batter. Dont spread, let it spread on its own. Add a tsp of oil, let it cook until golden.

Mix in ketchup, italian herbs, salt and chilli flakes.

Flip the uttapam now spread the sauce. Sauce is optional, But definitely enhances taste.

 After the sauce, add the toppings and cheese, salt, pepper, chili flakes. Now some coriander. Cover and cook for 4-5 min in med-low flame.


Transfer to a serving plate, and then sprinkle herbs and chilii flakes. Serve immediately!!


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 235Calories from Fat 42

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 676 mg28.17%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet