Masala Paniyaram

Masala Paniyaram is a very popular South Indian breakfast. These cute fluffy little puffs / appe are very soft , delicious and nutritious at the same time. Tempered and sautéed veggies are added to dosa/Idli batter, which is then cooked on paniyaram/ appe pan to get this golden beauty! It’s an easy and tricky way to sneak some veggies into the diet ; especially if you have picky eaters around you. You may serve it with Sambar orChutney. Masala paniyaram is a good option for evening snack too!

Preperation time : 10 mins

Cooking time : 15 mins

Makes : 18

Ingredients :

  1. Idli/Dosa batter 3 cups
  2. vegetables – carrot and capsicum -1 cup (finely chopped)
  3. onion – 1
  4. finely chopped ginger – 1 tsp
  5. red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  6. turmeric powder – a little
  7. salt to taste
  8. mustard seeds , urid dal and curry leaves for tempering
  9. Oil

Step 1: heat oil in a kadai. Crackle mustard seeds. Add urid dal and curry leaves. After a while, add onion and ginger. Saute until onion turns translucent

step 2: Add veggies. Sprinkle required salt and stir fry for 2 minutes in medium flame. Add chilli and turmeric powders. Remove from flame.

step 3:Mix the veggies with the batter well.

step 4: Heat the paniyaram pan, grease it with oil and pour batter into each shallow.

Step 5:Flip and cook until golden on both sides.


Hot paniyarams are ready! Serve it with Sambar / Chutney .
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