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Mar 4, 2011

Paasiparuppu Paniyaram/Moongdal Paniyaram

   My grandma use to make Paniyaram with rice batter,solam,kambhu,raagi and pasiparuppu.My favorite is sola paniyaram and this pasiparuppu paniyaram .for this paniyaram,she use to make spicy garlic chutney it suits well for this paniyaram.i will post that garlic chutney recipe in my future postings .U can simple enjoy this paniyaram with tomato chilli sauce or any preferred chutney of ur choice.Its simple and less work and very healthy choice too.Recipe follows:

  1. Moongdal   1cup
  2. Aval/Poha     1/2 cup
  3. Jeera+fennel seeds     1 tsp
  4. Green chillies/dry red chillies    3-4 no.s
  5. Ginger    small piece(finely chopped)
  6. Curry leaves   few
  7. Coriander leaves    few
  8. Onion     1no.(finely chopped)
  • Soak moongdal and poha for 1-2 hrs and grind both along with jeera,fennel seeds and green chillies  in to little coarse paste with little water.
  • The consistency of the batter should be little thicker than idly batter.
  • After grinding transfer it to a vessel and add chopped onions,curry leaves,hing,coriander leaves and ginger and enough salt.
  • Mix everything well and no need for fermentation...ready to use.
  • Heat a paniyaram pan ,add 1/4tsp or less oil in each hole and pour a spoonful of batter to each hole.
  • Cook in medium flame so that it get cooked well on innerside and outer side crispy.
  • After few minutes turn in to other side using a paniyaram stick or spoon cook for another few minutes.
  • Once it donw transfer to serving plate and serve hot with any chutney or tomato chilli sauce.

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  1. I liked the recipe. it is very healthy. I want to try this but need to buy a paniyaram pan first.

  2. sangee - tried this.. loved it.. thanks for the recipe.. my post here

    1. thank u so much Roshni...will check ur recipe now :)

  3. Hi
    I tried this out and my family loved it. Have blogged about it here
    Thank you

  4. Hi
    I tried this out today and my family loved it. Have blogged about it here
    thnak you


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