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In South Indian cookery: a pancake made with rice and lentil flour and typically made with tomatoes, onions, chillies, or other vegetables and spices.
1970s; earliest use found in The New York Times. From Tamil ūttappam and Malayalam ūttappam, lit. ‘raised pancake’ from ūttu- to blow, swell + appam.
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