Masala paniyaram | How to make Masala paniyaram

By Swati Das Patnaik  |  24th Jul 2016  |  
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About Masala paniyaram Recipe

Masala paniyaram recipe are spiced dumplings made from leftover idli batter. Paniyarams can be made plain, spiced or sweet. They are crisp from out and soft from within.

Masala paniyaram, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Masala paniyaram is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Swati Das Patnaik. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Masala paniyaram is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Masala paniyaram recipe by Swati Das Patnaik. Masala paniyaram can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Masala paniyaram just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Masala paniyaram can serve 3 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Masala paniyaram.

Masala paniyaram

Ingredients to make Masala paniyaram

  • 2 cups idli batter
  • 1 medium size onion, finely chopped.
  • 1 or 2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • ½ inch ginger finely chopped.
  • ¼ tsp red chili powder/lal mirch powder
  • 2 tbsp chopped curry leaves/kadi patta

How to make Masala paniyaram

  1. Mix all the ingredients in the idli batter.
  2. Heat the paniyaram chatti. Add a few drops of oil.
  3. Pour spoonful of the batter reaching half of the paniyaram mould.
  4. Allow the batter to cook for 2-3 minutes on a low or medium flame.
  5. Turn each paniyaram with the help of a wooden skewer or a spoon.
  6. Allow the other side to get cooked and turn crisp.
  7. Remove and keep in a casserole so that they stay warm.
  8. Serve masala paniyaram with coconut chutney or sambar.

My Tip:

Add grated coconut in the idli batter.

Reviews for Masala paniyaram (3)

Kanak Patel2 years ago

wow looks really yum

Ambreen Faridi2 years ago

These paniyarams look stunning!

Neelam Saxena2 years ago

can we bake this instead of frying?