Onion Oothappam

SobhaKesavan S

Onion Oothappam

Kerala vegetarian breakfast
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people



  • Heat 1 - 2 tsp oil / ghee in a frying pan and then add onion pieces into it.
  • Add red chilli powder and salt and stir it for 2 - 3 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes,put off the stove and keep the mix aside (please do not fry the onion only heat it well).
  • 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.
  • Also apply 1-2 tsp of oil/ghee on it.
  • Apply the heated onion pieces on the surface of the spreaded batter.
  • Press the onion pieces smoothly on the oothappam with a spoon or a spatula.
  • After about 2 - 3 minutes turn the oothappam to other side and then take it out after another 1 - 2 minutes.
  • Onion oothappam is ready. This can serve with coconut / onion chutney or sambar.
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