Uttapam is a popular dish originated in South India. It is also referred to as Uttappa. It is a rice based dish often consumed as breakfast or evening snack. Many people call it Indian pizza or Indian pancakes. The batter is made from rice and black lentil(black gram dal) that is rich in protein. Dosa batter and Uttam batter are similar but differ in consistency. Uttapam batter is little more thick than dosa batter.