Instant bread uttapam/uthapam recipe – breakfast recipe

Bread uthapam is an instant uthapam recipe made with Indian bread.  It is a popular South Indian dish, which can be had as a breakfast or as a snack.  You can add your own choice of veggies and make a healthy uthapam.  Bread uthapam is a very tasty and delicious dish which can be prepared instantly.   Do try this light and delicious preparation instead of the traditional uthapam for a change.  Serve bread uttapam hot with tomato ketchup or with your favourite chutney and a cup of tea/coffee and enjoy!!


Prep Time : 10 mins

Cook Time : 10  mins

Servings :  2-3 persons

South Indian cuisine


Bread slices – 5

Semolina/rava – 1/2 cup

All purpose flour/maida – 2 tablespoons

Curd/yoghurt – 1/2 cup

Green chillies –  3 (chopped finely)

Finely chopped onion – 1/4 cup

Finely chopped tomato – 1/4 cup

Finely chopped carrot – 1/4 cup

Finely chopped capsicum – 1/4 cup

Salt to taste

Cooking oil


Cut the bread slices into small pieces.  In a grinder, add bread pieces, rava, maida, curd and water and grind to a smooth paste.


Take out the batter in a bowl.   Add cumin seeds, chopped onions, tomatoes, carrot, capsicum, green chillies and salt and mix well.  Add water and bring the batter to a medium consistency.  The batter should not be too thick nor too thin consistency.


Heat a pan on a medium flame. Pour a ladleful of batter and spread it to make a thick bread uttapam or pancake.  Pour little oil around the uttapam to make it crispy.  Let it cook for 2 minutes.  Then flip on the other side and cook till the uttapam become golden brown and crispy from both the sides.


Serve bread uttampam with tomato ketchup, coconut chutney  or green chutney.



You can use multigrain bread for a more healthier version.

Ensure the batter is of medium consistency.

9 Responses to Instant bread uttapam/uthapam recipe – breakfast recipe


  2. Moin says:

    These utappams turned out too delicious and the aroma when u r cooking them on the pan. Just awesome. One of the best things i had for breakfast. Thank you

  3. Moin says:

    I used super market granary bread and it still turned out awesome. Which bread do u usually use ?

    • Charulata says:

      You can use whole wheat or multigrain or plain bread for this recipe..

      • Moin says:

        I made this again today with the white bread i baked at home and it was yummier. This recipe is a hit. Thanks a ton.

        Also on ur rice idli recipe u mentioned about potato curry (i used to have potato curry with rice idli at road side stalls in banaglore). Can u point me to the recipe

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