Kuzhi Paniyaram
Posted on July 31st, 2008 in Breakfast by

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Kuli Paniyaram, kuzhi paniyaram


  • Idly batter – 3 cups
  • Small onion – 30
  • Green chili – 2
  • Curry leaves – 3 or 4 sprigs
  • Coriander leaves – 4 sprigs
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tspn
  • Channa dal( Kadala paruppu) – 3 tspn
  • Oil and Salt- as required


  1. Finely chop Onion, Green chili, Curry leaves and Coriander leaves.
  2. Heat Oil in a pan, add Mustard seeds and Channa dal, fry till Channa dal turns into light brown in color.
  3. Then add Onion, Green chili and Curry leaves, fry till the Onion becomes light brown color.
  4. Allow the fried items to cool. Add these fried items, Salt and Coriander leaves to the Idly batter and mix well.
  5. Heat the paniyaram pan, leave few drops of Oil in each hole, and then pour the batter in each hole carefully.
  6. Keep the stove in low flame. Once the paniyaram is cooked on that side, turn it to the other side carefully.Cook till its done.

Goes well with: Chutney

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  1. on October 9th, 2008 at 8:51 am

    [...] Indian homes. Generally, we prepare Idly and Dosa using this batter. Other than that we can prepare Kuzhi paniyaram, Pakoda, Vadai, Bonda, Susiyam and many other dishes with this batter. Sometimes, there will be [...]

  2. Subbu said,

    on January 7th, 2009 at 2:06 am

    Nice way of explanation. Trying the same recipe in many websites. This looks very clear for me.

  3. SriraamS said,

    on April 21st, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    i tried the kuli paniyaram as explained and really it worked well. very easy to understand, prepare and gives good taste. thanks

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