Wednesday, March 16, 2016

சோளம் குழி பணியாரம் /Cholam Kuzhi Paniyaram

This is a very healthy and filling snack / starter especially for Diet Concious people
I have already explained about Red Rice Kuzhi Paniyaram and Oats Paniyaram previously
and this is yet another variety


Ingredients
Part 1 - Soak and Grind
  • Yellow Corn / Cholam - 4 cups / 1 cup
  • Broken Urad Dhal - 1 cup / 1/4 cup
  • Methi seeds - 1 teaspoon

Part 2 - Mixing 
  • Small Onions - 25 nos (finely chopped)
  • Curry leaves -3 nos
  • Green Chilly - 3 or 4 (finely chopped)
  • Ginger - a small piece (grated)
  • Coriander Leaves - little (chopped)
  • Salt - 1 1/2 teaspoons
Method
Step 1 - Paniyaram Batter /Maavu
  • Soak corn, urad dhal and methi seeds together for 5 hours
  • Take the soaked items in a mixer jar - little at a time and grind it together to a smooth and fluffy using 1/4 - 1/2 cup of cold water
  • Transfer it into a big container
  • Add the items mentioned in Part 2 and mix throroughly
  • Leave it for 10 minutes
PS: I did not ferment this batter

Step 2 - Paniyaram
  • Heat a paniyaram pan and add 1/2 teaspoon of oil in each and every mold.Use ghee / butter for children
  • Pour the batter using a small ladle / spoon in each and every mold
  • Close the paniyaram pan and wait for 3 - 5minutes
  • 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
  • Refer the pic below in anti clockwise

Hot and Healthy Cholam Paniyram is ready.Serve it any chutney