Kuzhi Paniyaram

Kuzhi Paniyaram is an South Indian Dish Traditionally made by steaming batter . Kuzhi paniyarams can be made sweet or spicy. Kuzhi paniyaram is known by various names in Southern India, including paddu , appe , guliappa , gulittu , gundponglu , ponganalu , and gunta pongadalu .Kuzhi paniyarams used to be made for eating on long distance trips without the use of a refrigerator. Also Known as Guntha Ponganalu


Idli Batter 11/2 cup
Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Shallots chopped 1//8 cup
Chopped Curry leaves 1 tbsp
Green chillies 2 tsp
Grated coconut 2tbsp
Sago 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Curry leaves few

How to Make

  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and let it splutter
  • Add chopped shallots, curry leaves and green chilies until shallots turn golden brown.
  • Now Add the grated coconut and stir well and switch off the stove
  • Allow this to cool slightly.
  • Now add the sauted shallots ,soaked sago and salt to taste to the idli batter and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a paniyaram pan and pour 2 tbsp of batter into each hole
  • Cook with low heat until the edges turn golden brown
  • Turn over and cook for a minute or two.

kuzhi paniyaram is ready to Serve with coconut chutney.

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