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Green Gram Sweet Kuzhi Paniyaram

Green_Gram_Sweet_Kuzhi_Paniyaram_1 Kuzhi Paniyaram is a wonderful snack of south India. Idli/dosa batter is used for this mostly. Some people grind batter separately for this. Both sweet and savory paniyaram can be prepared. The batter can also be prepared with different legumes and different cereals in different combination.

Here is Green Gram Sweet Kuzhi Paniyaram using sprouted green gram.

Ingredients

  • Sprouted green gram – 1½ cups
  • Raw rice – ½ cup
  • Grated coconut – ½ cup
  • Grated jaggery – ½ to ¾ cup (depending on the sweetness of jaggery)
  • Cardamom – 4 no
  • Ghee/oil – 1 table spoon for cooking paniyarams

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Method

  • Soak rice for half an hour; grind green gram, cardamom and rice smoothly.

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  • Add coconut, jaggery and grind to a fine paste; this should be like idli/dosa batter;  keep it for 30 minutes.

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  • Heat paniyaram mould, grease with some oil or ghee; pour the batter and as it gets cooked it starts leaving the sides.

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  • Turn and cook the other side also; to check whether it is cooked insert a tooth pick; if it is cooked the tooth pick should come out clean.

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  • Green Gram Sweet Kuzhi Paniyarams are ready. Serve it for any meal.

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Tips

  • This paniyaram will be softer as rice is very less and green gram is more.
  • Cook in low flame for better results as jaggery tends to brown quickly.

Kids_Delight1 This post is part of the event “Kid’s Delight – Wholesome Breakfast” hosted by Srivalli of Spice Your Life.

{ 8 comments… add one }

  • Sushma Mallya January 22, 2010, 10:22 am

    wow it looks so nice,using sprouts is really a good idea..thanks for the recipe kamala

  • prathibha January 22, 2010, 10:34 am

    very healthy and yummy one..

  • Vinolia January 22, 2010, 1:31 pm

    this sweet paniyaaram sounds different and interesting, healthy too!!! I liked your vegetable version too :)

  • Srivalli January 22, 2010, 11:26 pm

    Oh how lovely..thanks..I just had paniyaram for dinner after so many months..and seeings this gives me ideas for the next one…

  • Radhika Vasanth January 23, 2010, 9:11 am

    It was today I ordered the paniyaram pan from Amazon… this recipe comes at the right time… looks really yummy yummy…

  • Padma January 23, 2010, 9:25 am

    Healthy and delicious paniyaram.

  • Rama December 2, 2011, 6:23 pm

    Very different and nutrious . Nice idea. Feel like eating it.

  • Indhu July 8, 2014, 9:32 am

    wow very tasty & easy recipe

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