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Cholam Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe | Jowar (Sorghum) Appe Recipe

Cholam Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe with step by step pictures. This is made with Cholam and seasoning with Onion and Dry Red Chillies
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
soaking time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 40 mins
Course Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 25 kcal


  • 1 cup Cholam / Jowar / Sorghum
  • ¼ cup Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu
  • ½ tsp Fenugreek Seeds / Vendayam
  • Salt to taste
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1 tbsp + more for frying Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds / Kaduku
  • 1 tbsp Split Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu
  • 2 to 3 cut into small pieces Dry Red Chillies
  • Curry leaves a big handful
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi
  • 1 large chopped finely Onion
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash cholam and dal well. Add fenugreek to the urad dal and soak them separately for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Now take dal and fenugreek mix in a blender and add water little by little and make it into a smooth fluffy puree. Take this in a bowl.
  • Now add the jowar to the same blender and puree again till smooth. It wont get smooth, but try to get as smooth as possible. Dont add too much water, add little by little.
  • Now pour this in to the dal mix and add salt. Mix well and let it ferment for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Now make seasoning, heat oil in a pan, add mustard, urad dal, chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida. Add in onions and salt and saute for a min.
  • Now add this in to the batter and mix well.
  • Heat a appe pan and drizzle oil over it, spoon this mix into the pan and cook till golden on the bottom. Flip over and cook for few more mins.
  • Now remove it and serve hot with chutney..
Nutrition Facts
Cholam Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe | Jowar (Sorghum) Appe Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 25 Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.1g0%
Sodium 1mg0%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 0.4IU0%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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