Kuzhi paniyaram is a savory dish . It looks like small ball with all
Spices and vegetables. It tastes hot, salty, sour, garnished with coriander
and curry leaves.In Southern India we usually make this dish in a particular
utensil called the "paniyaram pan." You can see the photo later in this entry.
* Left over idli batter or dosa batter 2 cups
* Salt to taste
* Curry leaves one string
* Coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons
* Green chillies finely chopped 2 nos
* Ginger one small piece finely chopped
* Soaked Bengal gram dal 3 tablespoons.
* Onion finely cut 1
* Grated Carrot one
* Oil for frying
* Mustard seeds ½ tsp
* Cumin seeds ¼ tsp
* Hing Little
The Making of the paniyaram
In a kadai heat about 2 tablespoon of oil .
Season with mustard seeds and curry leaves.
Sauté onion , greenchillies till soft.
In bowl take batter add salt ,fried onion, soaked Bengal gram dal,
Coriander leaves, ginger and cumin seeds.
In a paniyaram pan putting ½ tsp oil in each pit and heat it.
Once the oil is hot, put one big spoon full of batter in each pit.
Cover with a lid for few minutes.
Turn over and fry well both sides.
Every time pour oil,heat it and make paniyarams.Kuzhi paniyaram
You can serve this with Green Chutney or Tomato Chutney. This is a wonderful dish that can be had as a Breakfast Snack or as an Evening Snack.