Onion Oothappam

Kerala vegetarian breakfast

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Onion Oothappam

Kerala vegetarian breakfast

Category : Vegetarian, Breakfast

By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 22 Jun 2014

Rating: 4
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20 Minutes
Served : 6
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  • Chopped onion : 2 cup
    Red chilli powder : 1 tsp
    Salt : ½ tsp
    Sesame / refined oil / ghee : as reqd
    Idly / dosa batter : 4 cup

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Onion Oothappam Recipe

Step 1

Heat 1 - 2 tsp oil / ghee in a frying pan and then add onion pieces into it.

Step 2 Onion Oothappam Recipe

Step 2

Add red chilli powder and salt and stir it for 2 - 3 minutes.

Step 3 Onion Oothappam Recipe

Step 3

After 5 minutes,put off the stove and keep the mix aside (please do not fry the onion only heat it well).

Step 4 Onion Oothappam Recipe

Step 4

Heat the dosa making stone. Apply some oil on it and then put 1 or 2 ladles of the idly batter and spread it in round shape as shown below.

Step 5

Also apply 1-2 tsp of oil/ghee on it.

Step 6 Onion Oothappam Recipe

Step 6

Apply the heated onion pieces on the surface of the spreaded batter.

Step 7 Onion Oothappam Recipe

Step 7

Press the onion pieces smoothly on the oothappam with a spoon or a spatula.

Step 8 Onion Oothappam Recipe

Step 8

After about 2 - 3 minutes turn the oothappam to other side and then take it out after another 1 - 2 minutes.

Step 9

Onion oothappam is ready. This can serve with coconut / onion chutney or sambar.

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