You will thoroughly enjoy the unique flavour and crisp texture of the rice bajra urad dal uttapam.
For Mini Bajra Urad Dal Uttapam
1/4 cup whole bajra (black millet)
9 tbsp finely chopped onions
3/4 cup urad dal
1/2 cup rice (chawal)
1 tsp green chilli paste
salt to taste
9 tbsp finely chopped capsicum
chilli powder for sprinkling
3 1/4 tsp oil for greasing and cooking
For Serving With Mini Bajra Urad Dal Uttapam
healthy green chutney
For mini bajra urad dal uttapam
To make mini bajra urad dal uttapam, soak the whole bajra in enough water in a deep bowl for 8 hours. Drain well.Combine the bajra with enough water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Drain and keep aside.
Wash and soak the rice and urad dal separately in a bowl for 3 to 4 hours. Drain well.
Combine the rice and urad dal with ¾ cup of water and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste to get a batter of thick pouring consistency.
Transfer the batter into a deep bowl, add the cooked bajra, green chilli paste, salt and ¼ cup of water and mix well.
Heat and grease a mini non-stick uttapa pan using ¼ tsp of oil.
Pour 2 tbsp of batter in each uttapa mould to make a 75 mm. (3″) diameter round circle.
Sprinkle ½ tbsp of onions and ½ tbsp of capsicum and sprinkle a little chilli powder over each uttapa.
Cook all the uttapas, using 1 tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
Serve the mini bajra urad dal uttapam immediately with healthy green chutney.