Thursday, January 8, 2015

Kuzhi Panniyaram


Ingredients :

For Idly Batter :

Rice – 2 Cups

Urad Dal – 1 1/4 Cup

Fenugreek – 1 tbsp

Salt – To Taste

For Tempering :

Shallot – 1/2 Cup

Carrot – 1 Grated

Ginger – 1 tbsp ( Minced )

Green Chilies – 1 or 2 ( Chopped )

Curry Leaves – Few

Coconut ( Grated / Chopped ) – 3 tbsp

Mustard Seeds –  1 tbsp

Urad Dal – 1 tbsp

Asafoetida – a pinch

Coriander Leaves – 2 tbsp

Oil – For making Paniyaram

Method :

1. Soak all ingredients for Idly batter for 6 to 8 hrs and grind them into a smooth batter. Allow it to ferment.

2. In a pan add oil and sputter mustard seeds , followed by urad dal till it turns golden.

3. Add shallots , minced ginger and sauté till soft.

4. Add grated carrot , green chillies , curry leaves. Finally add grated coconut , asafetida , stir for 1 min and turn off the flame.

5. Add chopped coriander leaves and mix to the batter. Add salt as required.

6. Make paniyaram using the paniyaram utensil.

7. Serve this with Coconut Chutney. ( Check for Chutney varieties )