Kaara Kuzhi Paniyaram

Kaara Kuzhi Paniyaram

A tasty and spicy South Indian Snack.



  1. 2 Cups Dosa / Idli Batter
  2. 1 Teaspoon Urad Daal
  3. 1/2 Cup Onion (chopped)
  4. 2 Green Chilli
  5. 1 Teaspoon Mustard
  6. 1 Teaspoon Cumin
  7. 4 Tablespoons Oil
  8. To Taste Salt


15 mins
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    Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add the urad daal. When daal turns golden brown, add finely chopped onions, green chilli and cumin.

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    Saute onion mixture and add needed salt. Now mix the onion mixture with the dosa / idly batter. Heat a paniyaram pan, add 2-3 drops of oil in each hole and pour a tbsp of batter in each hole.

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    Keep the heat on medium low and close the pan. Once the edges turn golden brown, turn the paniyaram using a stainless steel rod or spoon.

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    Cook the other side also till golden brown. Remove from pan using a rod or spoon and serve hot with tomato chutney or kaara chutney or sambar.

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