Introduction: Crispy Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe - Who's Hungry

About: I <3 cooking....

Paniyaram is one of the everyday breakfast from the South Indian Cuisine.In most homes, it is usually made with left over or over fermented idli/dosa batter. It is known from different names like paddu, masala paniyaram.

Step 1: Ingredients

  1. Paniyaram Pan.
  2. Idli/Dosa batter (as per your requiement).
  3. Mustard seeds.
  4. Chana dal.
  5. Urad dal.
  6. 1/2 cup chopped onion
  7. 1/2 cup chopped carrots.
  8. Green chilies.
  9. Curry leaves.
  10. Peppercorn.
  11. Salt (as per your need).

Step 2: Seasoning

  • Heat the pan.
  • Add 1tbs oil to a hot pan and add some mustard and urad dal to the pan.
  • Wait till the mustard crackle and add curry leaves.
  • Saute for a min.
  • Add chana dal and peppercorn to the pan.
  • Add chopped onion, green chili, and carrots and saute them until onion turns golden brown, switch off the stove and allow this to cool.

Step 3: Prepare the Batter:

  • Add the cooled seasoning to the Idli/dosa batter and mix them completely.
  • Adjust salt if needed.

Note: Batter must be of medium consistency not very thin or thick.

Step 4: Let's Cook Paniyaram

  • Heat the paniyaram pan with some drops of oil in each mold, if you're using a nonstick pan grease it and then use it.
  • When the pan is hot enough, fill each mold to 3/4th with dosa batter.
  • They will puff and rise.

Step 5: Flip and Cook

  1. Lower the heat and cook them for 1 - 2 minutes.
  2. When the base side is fried to golden, flip them over the other side using a wooden spoon or chopstick.
  3. Wait until other side gets cooked well.

Step 6: Serve With Happiness

    Yeah..! We are done with Paniyaram.

    Serve the Crispy Kuzhi Paniyaram with mint chutney or sambar.

    Thank you.

    Makerspace Contest 2017

    Participated in the
    Makerspace Contest 2017