Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Vellai Paniyaram

Another Chettinad Traditional, Diwali dish.

Ingredients Needed:
1. Rice 1 cup (Measure flat one cup)
2. Urad dal 2 tablespoons (Or add urad dal to make one full cup with rice)
(ie. One flat measure of rice and add remaining portion Urad dal to cover one full cup measurement)
3. Salt to taste
4. Milk
5. Sugar 1 tsp
6. Oil to deep fry.
Method:
1. Soak rice and Dal together for 2 hours and grind into fine paste.
(Without any granuals)
2. Add Salt, Sugar, Milk and Mix well like pouring consistency.
3. Heat Oil in a Kadai, pour one ladle of grinded paste in Oil and Cook in
slow flame.
4. Trun the other side and cook for a minute. (Should not be over fried.)
5. Drain well and keep it in a absorbent paper to remove excess oil.
6. Serve Hot with Onion Chutney or Tomato Chutney.

Happy Deepavali with these Chettinad dishes.

This is my submission for JFI Special Edition hosted by Vee

19 comments:

Vcuisine said...

MT my neighbour in India was a Chettiyar and she used to make this often and give me a plate with onion tomato chutney. Was so delicious. Very nice post. Viji

Sia said...

u r comeing up with the dishes i have never heard of. thanks a lot MT.

Asha said...

How unique! I love the light color!:))
Happy Diwali MT.

Latha Narasimhan said...

Sounds delicious!
HAPPY DEEPAVALI!!

Daily Meals said...

Vellai Paniyaram looks delicious...Happy Deepavali MT!

Linda said...

MT, you're so busy I can't keep up! Lovely crunchies and when I try some of these for Thanksgiving, I am coming straight to your blog for recipes :)

Vineela said...

Hi MN,
Happy Deepavali to you and your family.
Vineela

Anonymous said...

please dont make something and call it a chettinadu dish. this is not the way real vellai paniyarams look.

Menu Today said...

Hi,
I over fried to get colour to take pic. Please do post your version or mail me. Thanks.

Bharathy said...

I love this vellai paniyaram served with that reed karachutney...hope to have a good feast on 28th Nov as I would be attending a chettiar wedding in Chettinad!!:D

Vee said...

Wow, Nice Chettinad dishes complete with trolls!

Thanks for participating! Hope you and yours had a great Diwali!

Menu Today said...

Hi Everybody,
Thank u so much .

Anonymous said...

you should first find out how vellai paniyaram looks and tastes like this post is a mere sham and mockery of chettinad dishes especially VP which is the king of dishes

Babita said...

Hi,

Do we use parboiled rice or raw rice?

Anonymous said...

Hi..
Vellai paniyaram is looking really good..
wat kind of rice u have used in it?
In India we use IR-20 rice brand.. but here i've not tried yet..

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