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Quick-Cook Masala Utthapam

Introduction

I’m always up for a stack of breakfast pancakes, and these moreish savoury South Indian utthapam, topped with chilli, tomato, onion and coriander are no exception. Traditionally you’d make the batter with rice and lentils and ferment it overnight, but this quick version with semolina is increasingly popular in India as you can put it together without the lengthy rise. Double the recipe if you’re cooking for more than two people.

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Ingredients

For the utthapam:
semolina
yogurt
water
ginger, grated
sea salt flakes
neutral or olive oil, for frying
For the topping:
green chillies, finely chopped
red onion, finely chopped
cherry tomatoes, quartered
fresh coriander, finely chopped

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From the book: India Express: Simple and Delicious Recipes for Every Day

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