1 cup Urad dal(skinless split black gram)
3 cup Rice.
2 tsp methi seeds.
2 Onions chopped.
Few sprigs of Corriander leaves.(Finely chopped)
2 Green chillies finely chopped.
2 tsp pieces of Cashewnuts.
Salt to taste.
Start a night before.Add methi to urad dal.Soak urad dal and rice in water seperately for 10 to 12 hours.
Grind urad dal and rice to fine paste.Mix together.Add salt.
Keep for fermentation.(Batter will rise in size,once fermented).
Heat oil in a pan,add onioin,green chillies,corriander leaves,cashewnut pieces and salt.
Saute for a few minutes.Remove and keep aside.
Heat a non stick tava.
Cut one onion into half and pierce a fork in it.Use this to grease the griddle with oil.Alternately a tissue paper dipped in oil can also be used.
Heat the griddle on medium heat,stir and pour the batter spreading on the griddle in a circular motion.(from center of the griddle ).
Sprinkle some cooked onion mixture on it.
Again put some batter on top to cover the onion mixture.
Cover and cook on slow flame,turn it to cook on other side.
Repeat the process to make another uttapam.
Serve hot with Chutney.
Tip:Topping can be made using variety of ingredients like capsicum,tomatoes,corns along with onion.
Happy Cooking !!!