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chettinad kuzhi paniyaram
Kuzhi Paniyaram 

Here goes the easy recipe to make hot & sweet chettinad style kuzhi paniyaram at home.When your kids are bored of regular idly & dosa for breakfast, this nice, crispy delicious kuzhi paniyaram will come handy and bring a big smile on their face. Also it makes a healthy snack box or light lunch menu. The secret of making perfect paniyaram lies in the preparation of batter and non-stick pan. Try this easy video recipe & enjoy. 😊

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To make batter

  • Raw rice - 1 cup
  • Parboiled rice - 1 cup
  • Urad dal - 1/4 cup
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1 tbsp

To make sweet kuzhi paniyaram

  • Batter - 2 cup
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Jaggery powdered - 1 cup
  • Grated coconut - 1 cup
  • Cashew - 7
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt a pinch

To make savory kuzhi paniyaram

  • Batter - 2 cup
  • Onion sliced - 1/2 cup
  • Green chilly - 2
  • Oil / ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard - 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin - 1/2 tsp
  • Split urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Hing - 1/4 tsp
  • Cashew - 5
  • Pepper - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste


To make batter:

  1. Wash and soak raw rice, parboiled rice, urad dal and fenugreek in water overnight or minimum 6 hours.
  2. Drain water, add to blender and grind to smooth batter by adding little water.
  3. Transfer batter to mixing bowl.
  4. Mix well with hands and cover with lid.
  5. Allow the batter to ferment for 6 to 7 hours.
  6. Mix the batter completely and divide into two portions for making hot & sweet versions of Kuzhi paniyaram.

To make sweet kuzhi paniyaram

chettinad kuzhi paniyaram

  1. To one portion of the batter, add powdered jaggery, grated coconut, ghee roasted cashew, cardamom pwd and a pinch of salt (to enhance sweetness)
  2. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Grease the paniyaram mould with ghee.
  4. Add the batter in the mould and drizzle ghee on top as shown in video.
  5. Heat the pan in medium flame.
  6. Flip the paniyaram with stick and cook until both sides are done and golden.
  7. Remove from pan.
  8. Healthy, delicious sweet kuzhi paniyaram is ready.
  9. It serves as an excellent nutritious snack for tea time.

To make hot & savory kuzhi paniyaram

kuzhi paniyaram savory

  1. Heat 1 tbsp of ghee in pan.
  2. Add mustard, cumin, split urad dal, pepper, cashew and curry leaves.
  3. Toss for a minute.
  4. Add sliced green chilly and onion.
  5. Saute till golden.
  6. Add hing and salt.
  7. Toss for few more minutes and turn off flame.
  8. Add to the batter.
  9. Add freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  10. Mix completely.
  11. Grease the paniyaram mould and add batter to it.
  12. Heat it in medium flame and cook the paniyaram on both sides.
  13. Once the paniyaram is golden and done, remove from flame.
  14. Spicy delicious Kuzhi paniyaram is ready.
  15. It makes a lipsmacking combo with chutney or sambar.

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