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Aug 12, 2011

Stuffed Paniyaram - Mushroom n Potato Stuffing

            Today Friday, Varalakshmi Vratham an Auspicious Day to Worship goddess Lakshmi.Varalakshmi vratham was observed on second friday of Shravana Masam.(Shravana Masam is the fifth month in a traditional Hindu Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Sravana Masam 2011 is from July 31 to August 29. )If one could not do Pooja on 2nd friday can worship in any Friday of shravana masam.Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth and prosperity. Worshiping goddess lakshmi during shravana masam was highly auspicious.To know more about Varalakshmi Vratham n pooja Click Here.. I finished my Pooja by morning itself n offered Sweet Pongal,Channa Sunda , Kachayam ,Inippu Aval,Coconut rice n Lemon rice along with some fruits to God.I wish n Pray God on this auspicious day to bless U All n Your Family with all happiness,good health n Peace in your life..

           Coming to today's recipe, stuffed i love Paniyaram more i would like to try something new with it.First time tried stuffed paniyaram with mushroom n potato stuffing.the result was so good ,flavorful n enjoyed a lot.My kutties also liked this paniyaram very much.Feeding them right things in right time is a very difficult task for us.Sometimes my kids will not have anything for 2 days no breakfast,bo lunch n no dinner ..only milk n chocolates such cases i need to bring some interesting things in their food n get them attracted .one such dish was this stuffed paniyaram.. My lil' master really liked this very much n not even allowed me to take good pictures...some how managed them n caught some clicks for u :)
Here, will see mushroom n potato filling for stuffed paniyaram..Instead of plain mashed potato i used left over potato masal in this can use any stuffing of your choice n enjoy this delicious n yummy stuffed

For Paniyaram Batter
  1. Dosa Batter    2 cups
  2. Cilantro   2 tbsp(finely chopped)
  3. Tempering 
  4. Mustard seeds    1/2 tsp
  5. Urad dal   1 tsp
  6. Chana dal    2 tsp
  7. ginger    2 tsp(finely chopped)
  8. Hing   a pinch
For stuffing :
  1. Mushroom   1 cup(sliced) 
  2. Onion   1 medium(sliced)
  3. Potato    1 large(boiled n mashed)
  4. Green bell Pepper   2 tbsp(finely chopped)
  5. Tomato   1/2 (chopped)
  6. Mint leaves   1 twig(leaves alone finely chopped)
  7. turmeric powder    a pinch
  8. Chilli powder   1/2 tsp
  9. Garam masala    1/2 tsp
  10. Salt  to taste
  11. Mustard seeds    1/2 tsp
  12. Fennel seeds    1/4 tsp
  13. Oil     1-2 tsp
  • Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds n fennel seeds allow to splutter,then add sliced onions and saute it for a minute then add mint leaves n green bell pepper and fry for a minute.
  • After that add,chopped tomatoes n turmeric powder and saute lightly and add sliced mushroom n stir fry for a minute.
  • Then add chilli n garam masala powder fry well and cook till raw smell of the masala leaves.
  • Now add mashed potato( i used left over potato masal),enough salt and mix everything well and cook for a minute.
  • lastly add some finely chopped cilantro,mix well n turn off the stove.
  • That's all... mushroom potato filling is ready now.
To make Stuffed Paniyaram

  • Heat oil in a pan,and then add tempering ingredients fry well and add to batter mix well.
  • Now heat a paniyaram pan, add few drops of oil on each groove n when its get hot, pour batter 1/2 level to the groove and keep 2 spoons of filling and the pour batter like covering the stuffing.
  • Cover the paniyaram pan with lid and cook for 2 minutes and then turn other side gently  and cook till turn golden brown n crisp.
  • Once done...remove the stuffed paniyaram from the pan n serve hot with any desired chutney.
  • with the above quantity you can make 21 stuffed paniyaram.


  1. Kalakala irruku stuffed paniyarams Sangee, feel like having some immediately..

  2. Delicious recipe! I love Indian food. I'm following you from Rome, have a nice weekend!

  3. How funny we both posted the same dish at the same time too :) Stuffing is a wonderful idea :) YUM! can see you son loved it :)

  4. Superb yum yumm... loved the last pic very much..

  5. Thank you friends for all your super fast comments n feeling so happy that u all love this recipe...thank you so much n do try this at home n enjoy!!!

  6. Good one Sangee. Your son is so adorable .. :)


  7. I am in love with this stuffed version.And thanks to you I tried bonda in paniyaram pan and it came out good too.Your little one is cute little fellow and loved the way he is enjoying the paniyaram.

  8. first thing is it is so perfectly done!!! and the other is healthy and not deep fried one!!! I love this dish!!!!

  9. Super. My favorite. Stuffing looks interesting. I die to eat them..


  10. no words to say dear, its such a superb recipe, u jus amaze me by ur innovative ideas, lovely recipe n explanations, its sure a hit with kids...!!such a cute pic of ur son :)
    do try the kuruma n let me knw if u liked it :)

  11. Stuffing is a nice idea and the stuffing looks yum. Love it dear

  12. Paniyaram is one of my n my hubby's fav tiffin.That too i always like variations.Have bookmarked will try and let u know.Thanks for sharing a wonderful recipe.Happy to follow u.

  13. Interesting stuffed paniyarams.. love your son eating it.. nice clicks..

  14. It's raining Paniyarams in the blogs...Love your stuffed paniyaram...Your son;s look says it all...

  15. OMG this is awesome idea.. i will sure tyr it..

  16. Wow such a nice twist to the normal paniyarams...looks and sounds very interesting

  17. I love the innovative idea of stuffing the panirayams.

  18. This is very interesting, You're a very skilled blogger. I've joined your feed and look forward to seeking more of your magnificent post. Also, I've shared your website in my social networks!

  19. Paniyaram looks so yummy! Loved the filling

  20. Paniyaram is such a delightful food.. its variations are only getting better in ur hands :) got idea with the stuffing..

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  21. Paniyaram looks absolutely delicious...Great recipe...nice idea.

  22. paniyaram looks so delicious...

  23. delicious filling snack looks wonderful


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