Healthy recipe for diabetics: Jowar uttappam

Healthy recipe for diabetics: Jowar uttappam

By Neha Ranglani  on: 31 July 2015
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In this recipe, the South Indian delicacy uttapam is made healthier with the addition of iron-rich jowar and urad dal. Urad dal is also a good source of protein. Being low in glycemic index, both these ingredients are ideal for diabetics. Plus, this dish contains only 175 calories and can be an amazing snack option.


  • 30g jowar
  • 15g  urad dal
  • ¼  onion (chopped)
  • ¼ tomato (chopped)
  • ¼ capsicum (chopped)
  • ½ tsp oil
  • ¼ tsp pav bhaji masala
  • ¼ tsp chaat masala
  • Tiny piece ginger
  • 1 small green chilli
  • Salt and chilli powder to taste


  • Soak jowar and urad dal separately overnight.
  • Grind them with ginger and green chilli to a smooth paste to make the batter.
  • Now mix all the vegetables and spices together.
  • In a pan, add oil and pour the batter and spread it into a uttapam.
  • Spread all the vegetables on the uttapam.
  • Cook till done and serve with chutney.

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