Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Kuzhi Paniyaram / குழி பணியாரம்

This particular Kuzhi Paniyaram is made out of left over "Idly / Dosa" batter.I used store bought batter and mixed with vegetables.So this recipe is very useful for "Beginners"

Check out this link for making Red Rice Kuzhi Paniyaram

Ingredients
Part - 1
  • Idly / Dosa batter - nearly 1 bowl
Part 2 - Items to Saute
  • Oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Channa dhal - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - little (finely chopped)
  • Ginger - small piece
  • Green chilly - 2 (finely chopped)
  • Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
  • Capsicum - 1 medium sized (finely chopped)
  • Carrot - 1 medium sized (grated)
(Can also use grated radish, lauki)

Part - 3 - Garnish
  • Coconut bits - as required
  • Chopped coriander leaves - little
  • Grated carrot - little (optional)


  • Salt - as requied ( be careful while adding salt because leftover batter already contains salt)
  • Oil - for cooking
Method
Step -1 - Saute
  • In a kadai heat oil and splutter mustard seeds.Now roast channa dhal
  • Saute ginger, chillies and curry leaves.Add onions and fry till becomes golden brown.Put a pinch of salt while doing so
  • Add finely chopped capsicum and saute till it becomes soft
  • Now add carrot and saute till it is done
Step - 2- Mixing
  • Add the above sauteed vegetables to the idly / dosa batter and mix well
  • Put coconut bits, coriander and mix it again
Step 3 - Making Kuzhi Paniyaram
  • Heat a paniyaram pan and add a teaspoon of oil in each and every mould
  • Pour the batter using a small ladle / spoon in each and every mold.Put grated carrot over it (only if desired)
  • Close the paniyaram pan and wait for 3 minutes
  • Flip the paniyaram in each and every mold with the help of the stick / rod (that comes along with paniyaram pan)
  • Allow the other side to get cooked.No need to close the pan now.Take it out after 3 minutes
  • Now hot Kuzhi Paniyaram is ready.Serve it with Mint Coriander chutney / Coriander Thogayal