Ragi and Coriander Uttapa (Calcium and Iron Rich Snack) by Tarla Dalal

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Dec. 15, 2013

Ragi and Coriander Uttapa,calcium and protein rich ragi along with vitamin and iron rich coriander combine tastefully in this healthy snack!


Ragi flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (red millet flour)
Rice flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Finely chopped onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chopped coriander 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Curd 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Finely chopped green chili 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Oil 3 1/2 Teaspoon , divided (for greasing and cooking)
For tempering
Oil 1 Teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Curry leaves 4 (3
Asafoetida 1 Pinch



1.In a large bowl, combine ragi flour (red millet flour), rice flour, onion, coriander, curd, green chili, and salt. Pour 3 cups of water and mix well to make a batter of pouring consistency. Set aside to ferment for 2 hours.


For Tempering:

2.In a non-stick pan, heat oil, add mustard and cumin seeds. Allow them to splutter.

3.Add curry leaves, asafoetida and sauté on a few seconds. Pour the tempering over the batter and mix well.

4.Heat a non-stick mini uttapa pan and grease it lightly using ½ tsp of oil.

5.Pour a spoonful of the batter into each mold and cook them on both sides using ½ tsp of oil. Make more with the remaining batter.


6.Serve hot with coconut chutney and sambhar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 192Calories from Fat 27

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 60 mg2.5%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet