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Ragi Uttapam (IYM 2023)

Updated: Jul 31, 2023

We're putting together a list of dishes that you can make very easily at home using different kind of millets. Let's celebrate 2023 being declared the International Year of Millets with some mouthwatering uttapam from the southern part of India.

Ragi Uttapam (IYM 2023)
We're putting together a list of dishes that you can make very easily at home using different kind of millets. Let's celebrate 2023 being declared the International Year of Millets with some mouthwatering uttapam from the southern part of India.

Uttapam is one of the most common breakfast dishes served in most states in South India and is also a crowd favourite in a lot of homes and restaurants across the country. Since we are putting together a list of dishes that are made with millets, are quick to make, great to taste and easy on the pocket, ragi uttapam is an unmissable one!


To quickly list down a few benefits of Ragi for those of you who might not know -

Ragi Flakes
Calcium rich, high fibre breakfast flakes. Rich in antioxidants, can lower cholesterol levels, can improve blood sugar controlIs very filling and may help you lose weight

1. Ragi is very high in dietary fiber - much higher than polished rice, brown rice, and all other millets such as foxtail, little, kodo and barnyard


2. It is a great vegan source of protein


3. Magnesium is known to improve insulin sensitivity and ragi is high in magnesium. which makes it a great option for people with diabetes


4. Because of it's high protein content, ragi is also very good for hair growth


Ragi/ Nachni is great for people who are anxious to lose weight. The amino acids tryptophan, valine and isoleucine help not just fat burning but are known to calm the mind too - Rujuta Diwekar, Celebrity Nutritionist and Fitness Expert

To know more about Ragi and how to incorporate it in your diet, please reach out to us and our nutritionist will help you in your health and fitness journey.


Ragi Uttapam


INGREDIENTS


UTTAPAM

Nutriplate Ragi Flakes - 2 cups

Rice flour - 1/2 cup

Chopped onions - 1/2 cup

Chopped coriander - 1 cup

Yogurt - 1/2 cup

Chopped green chilli - 1 tablespoon

Salt - to taste

Sunflower oil or ghee

Chopped tomatoes - 1/2 cup


TADKA

Hing

Mustard seeds

Cumin

Curry patta

Oil




RECIPE


Step 1 - Take 2 cups Nutriplate ragi flakes and grind it into a flour consistency


Step 2 - In a bowl, add 1/2 cup rice flour, 1/2 cup chopped onions, 1/2 cup chopped coriander, 1/2 cup dahi, 1 tablespoon chopped green chilli and salt to taste


Step 3 - Leave the batter for 2 hours to rise


* While the batter rises, let's make the tadka


Step 4 - Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a bowl and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry patta and hing to it


Step 5 - After the batter has risen, add the tadka to the batter and mix well


Step 6 - Mix well till it gets a batter like consistency. Make sure it isn’t too watery.


Step 7 - In a pan, add oil and batter to create small uttapams


Step 8 - Let it cook on low heat and add chopped tomatoes and coriander on it


Step 9 - Flip the uttapams and cook on the other side until golden brown


Step 10 - Serve hot with coconut chutney


Enjoy your uttapam for breakfast and let us know your views!






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