Introduction: Instant Semolina Paniyaram Appe

About: I am Arushi Sharma from India.I have a passion for cooking and I want to share my recipes and also learn from others.

Paniyaram/Appe is a South Indian breakfast recipe. Appe are usually made with dosa batter(fermented rice batter) which is indeed a time consuming process.I have made this recipe with semolina which makes this recipe quick and instant.It is a very tasty and healthy recipe.One should definitely try out this recipe ,it is perfect for breakfast, teatime snack and can be given to children in their lunchbox.

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Step 1: Ingredients

1.Semolina(1 cup)

2.Curd(3/4 cup)

3.Water(1/2 cup)


5.Finely Chopped coriander leaves

6.Curry leaves

7.Finely Chopped tomato

8.Finely Chopped green chilies

9.Finely Chopped ginger

10.Finely Chopped onions

11.Mustard Seeds


Step 2: Prepare the Base of the Batter

1.Take a bowl

2.Put 1 cup semolina

3.Add 3/4 cup curd

4.Add 1/2 spoon salt

After adding all the ingredients mix them together.

NOTE-Your cup size might vary with mine so keep the proportions intact.If you take 1 cup semolina then add curd equal to 3/4 of your cup.

Step 3: Maintain Consistency

Add some water and mix it together.I have used only 1/2 cup water throughout the recipe, I have just added from the same 1/2 cup water at different instants.

Step 4: Add the Veggies

1.Add finely chopped coriander leaves.

2.Add curry leaves .

3.Add finely chopped tomatoes.

And mix these together ,then add the remaining water and mix them well.

Step 5: Prepare the Onions

1.Take a pan

2.Heat some oil.

3.Add mustard seeds and wait till they start popping.

4.Add finely chopped green chilies.

5.Add finely chopped ginger.

6.Add the finely chopped onions.

Step 6: Saute the Onions

After adding the onions saute them well on low flame.

Step 7: Mixing

Add the sauteed onions and to the batter and mix them in the batter.

Now leave the batter to rest aside for 15-20 min.

Step 8: Fermentation

Add 1/4 spoon baking soda to the batter and mix it well in the batter.

Step 9: Prepare the Pan

Put the appe pan on medium flame and heat the oil .

Step 10: Pour the Batter

Pour the batter in the molds and cover it with a lid or plate and let the appe simmer for 1 minute.

Step 11: Simmer

After one minute turn the appe around to cook them for the other side as well .After turning them cover it again with a lid and cook them for another 1 minute.

Step 12: Serving

After the one minute serve them fresh and hot accompany them along with your favorite ketchup or dip.