This uttappa has green shoots in it & ginger...so it is wholesome as it has greens in it & ginger adds spice as also aids in digestion.
Ingredients for Uttappa: 2 cups idli or dosa batter, 1/3 cup spring onion green shoots -roughly chopped, 1 tsp grated ginger,sat to taste,2 tbsp oil.
Method : Mix chopped green spring onion shoots,grated ginger & salt to the batter & mix nicely.The batter must have drop down consistency.If not add water & mix nicely till drop down consistency is obtained.Keep aside.
Put on the gas & put the tawa on the gas burner. Turn on the gas to high..Grease with oil.Now put a ladle full of the batter on it.As it is full of spring onion greens,it will not spread easily.Let it be.Cover with a lid & allow to cook.After five minutes,the uttapa would be cooked on one side.It must have got browned on the cooked side.Flip the uttapa on the reverse side & cook again for 2-3 minutes.It will have browned little ( in patches ) on the other side.If more browning or crispier uttap is needed ,let it cook for another minute.
Reduce the gas to slow.Remove uttapa on to a plate & serve with onion chutni.
Original recipe from Padhu's kitchen.
Ingredients for onion chutni : 1 big onion ( I did not use Madras onons or vangayam ) -roughly chopped, 2 byadgi red chillies, a few sprig of curry leaves,1 small tamarind,salt to taste,1 tsp urad dal, 1 tbsp oil.
Method : Heat oil in a kadhai .Add urad dal.When the urad dal turns golden brown in colour.,add byadgi michi ,followed by curry leaves.Then add the roughly chopped onions.Fry for 2 -3 minutes.Put off the gas.Add the tamarind piece & mix with the contents in the kadhai. Cool.Take the contents of the kadhai & blend nicely into a chutni in a mixer.Add salt to the chutni & blend again.
Vagar can be poured on chutni by popping a tsp of mustard seeds in a tsp of oil.After putting of the gas,add 1/4 tsp hing & haldi to the vagr mix.Put this vagar on chutni & mix.I loved this chutni as this was the first time,I made this chutni & it was yumm.