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Masala Paniyaram

Sundari Nathan
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Masala Paniyaram RECIPE

Masala Paniyaram is a simple snack made from left over idli/dosa batter. When the batter becomes sour or old I make this. It is a simple recipe which can be made without any prior preparation.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Idli/Dosa batter – 3 cups
  2. onion – 1
  3. carrot – 2
  4. Beans – 10 to 15
  5. coconut – 1 tbsp (grated)
  6. ginger – 1/2 inch pc
  7. Curry leaves – a sprig
  8. coriander leaves – few
  9. salt – as needed
  10. chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  11. oil – as needed


  1. Chop the onion, ginger & beans. Grate the carrot and coconut. Keep everything ready.
  2. Heat a pan with oil and temper with mustard/urad dal. Add the finely chopped onion, ginger & curry leaves. Saute until onion is translucent.
  3. Add the grated carrot and beans.
  4. Add salt and chilli powder. Cook until soft.
  5. Finally add the grated coconut and coriander leaves. Saute for a few seconds and switch off.
  6. Transfer the veggies to the batter once it cools down.
  7. Mix the batter well.
  8. Heat a kuzhi paniyaram pan and pour oil in each hole. Once it is hot, pour a ladle of batter in each hole.
  9. Flip and cook evenly on both the sides until golden.

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Seema Sharma
Seema Sharma   Mar-19-2018

I will surely try this.

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