[ oo-tuh-pahm ]

  1. a large, slightly thick pancake from southern India, made from a fermented batter of rice and lentil flours and usually topped with or incorporating onions, chiles, tomatoes, or other vegetables.

Origin of uttapam

First recorded in 1975–80; from Tamil, Malayalam ūttapam “raised pancake”

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