Kara Kuzhi Paniyaram

I would call this as an excellent snack or a dinner choice.

Ingredients: ( For  batter)

  • Idly/dosa rice-1 cupKara Kuzhi Paniyaram
  • Raw rice-1 cup
  • Urad dhal- 1/2 cup
  • Fenugreek seeds-1/2 tbsp

Note:Raw rice:Idly/dosa rice:Urad dhal-2:2:1

To make paniyaram:

  • Onion,green chilly,coriander and curry leaves,cashew-1/2 cup(Finely chopped)
  • Salt-To taste
  • Oil/ghee-To grease


1.Soak urad dhal and fenugreek seeds together.

2.Soak both rice together.

3.Soak it for a minimum for 4 hours.

4.Grind urad dhal and fenugreek seeds into a fine paste without adding much water.

5.Grind both the rice together in the same format.

6.Mix both the above ground batter well and let it ferment for 8 hours.

7.The batter would have risen up if fermented well.

Kara Kuzhi Paniyaram

8.Add salt to quarter cup of water and dissolve it well.

9.Add the required amount of batter to this and mix well.

10.Add the chopped onion and other items and mix well

11.Now heat the paniyara kadai and add a drop of oil/ghee in each hollow space.

Kara Kuzhi Paniyaram

11.When it is heated,pour the batter carefully and cook it by closing.

12.When one side is cooked,turn it carefully and let the other side cook.

13.Serve it hot with coconut chutney.

14.Cook in medium flame.


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