Paniyaram : Tamil Nadu

SobhaKesavan S

Paniyaram : Tamil Nadu Recipe

Traditional Diwali Special Sweet Recipe
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 4 people


  • Idly Batter : 3 cups (or as required)
  • Chopped carrot : ¼ cup
  • Chopped onion : ¼ cup
  • Chopped coriander leaves : 2 tsp
  • Chopped ginger : tsp
  • 3 tsp Chopped green chilli : 2
  • 2 tsp Cumin seeds : 1
  • Sesame / Refined oil or ghee : as reqd


  • Take the idly batter in a bowl / vessel and add the chopped carrot, onion,ginger, green chilli, coriander leaves and cumin seeds and required quantity of salt.
  • Mix it well.
  • Heat the pan and put about ½ teaspoon each of the oil / ghee in each of the cavity.
  • When the oil / ghee is hot, add one big spoon each of the batter to the cavity.
  • After putting the batter in all the cavities, cover it with a lid / plate and allow it to cook for about 1- 2 minutes.
  • Enter Step
  • Then turn the batter balls (paniyarams) to other side in the cavity and allow to cook it further 2 - 3 minutes.
  • When the paniyarams are cooked well and colour turned into golden, take them out and keep in a serving plate / vessel.
  • Paniyaram is ready and it can be served with coconut / onion chutney or sambar or pickles for break-fast or evening tea / coffee or dinner.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Leave a comment
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Recipe Rating

Indian Grocery Online