This is my favourite dish to make, whenever we have some sour idli batter, we will either make uthappam or this paniyaram. It taste so spongy and very tasty..Not only it is easy to make, but it taste so yum. I make few more variations of this paniyaram, will share all of them very soon.
Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 2 to 3 mins per batch
Serves : 3 to 4
Idli Batter 3 to 4 cups
Oil as needed for making paniyaram
Oil – 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku – 1 tsp
Urad Dal / Ulundu Paruppu – 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi – a pinch
Curry Leaves a sprig
Shallots / Sambar Onion – 12 to 15 chopped finely
Green Chilli – 2 chopped finely
Ginger – 1 tblspn finely chopped
Coconut – 1/2 cup grated
Coriander leaves a handful chopped finely
Salt to taste
Heat oil in a pan, add in mustard and urad dal. let them splatter.
Add in asafoetida, curry leaves and mix well.
Add in onions, ginger, green chillies, salt and saute for 2 mins.
Add in coconut and coriander leaves. Toss well.
Add this to idli batter. Mix well.
Heat a kuzhi paniyaram pan with some oil. POur batter in and cook on low flame till it crisp up a little.
Now flip over and cook.
Remove and serve.
|Take all your ingredients|
|You will need some idli batter|
|Heat a tblspn of oil in a pan|
|add in mustard seeds and urad dal, let it pop|
|add in curry leaves|
|add in a dash of asafoetida|
|in goes some chopped ginger|
|Add in some chopped shallots.|
|Add in chopped green chillies|
|season with some salt|
|add in coconut|
|add in coriander leaves|
|add this into the batter|
|Heat a kuzhi paniyaram pan with some oil|
|spoon some batter in|
|let them cook on low flame till it crisp up|
|flip over and cook|