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Ragi Uttapam


  • 1/4th cup, ragi flour
  • 1 tbsp, yogurt
  • 1 tsp, finely chopped green capsicum
  • 1 tsp, finely chopped carrot
  • 1/4th tsp, Cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 ½ tbsp, semolina (suji)
  • 1 tsp, finely chopped onion
  • 1 tsp, finely chopped tomatoes
  • 2-3 curry leaves
  • 1/4th tsp, Mustard seeds
  • Oil as required

Step by step

  • Cooking Instructions

    1. Combine semolina and yogurt in a bowl and mix. Add ragi flour, onion, capsicum, tomatoes, carrot, cumin seeds and mustard seeds and mix well.
    2.  Add some water, mix well and set aside for 5 minutes.
    3. Heat a non-stick tawa.
    4. Add curry leaves and salt to prepared flour mixture and mix well.
    5. Put some oil on hot tawa and wipe with a tissue.
    6. Pour a ladleful of prepared flour mixture, spread into a shape of uthapam and roast till the underside turn slight golden.
    7. Make incisions on cooked uthapam and roast from the other side till golden and crisp.
    8. Cut into 4 equal pieces and serve hot with chutney or sambhar
Nutritional values
  • 2-3 Year olds
  • Energy
    9.91 kcal
  • Protein
    13.59% (RDA)*
  • Calcium
    9.87% (RDA)*
  • Iron
    10.08% (RDA)*
  • 4-5 Year olds
  • Energy
    7.78 kcal
  • Protein
    11.29% (RDA)*
  • Calcium
    9.87% (RDA)*
  • Iron
    6.98% (RDA)*
  • *Recommended dietary allowance


  • You can add grated cheese on top or cottage cheese if your child is fond of them.
  • Instead of usual sambhar, try and serve it with various homemade chutneys like green chutney or tomato chutney.
  • Instead of cutting as triangles, try and cut them as strips that can be served easily and he/she can eat it as finger food.