There may be days when you are tired of eating idly and dosa. Here is what you can do with the left over idly batter- STUFFED PANIYARAMs! This is a very tasty and healthy snack which does not require too much effort to make.
- Idli batter —- 2 cups
- Boiled Potatoes —- 3, medium size, mashed
- Carrot, Cabbage, Capsicum Mix(grated) —- 1 cup
- Onion —- 2, medium size chopped
- Green peas (boiled) —- 1/4 cup
- Chili powder —- 1 tsp
- Asafoetida(Hing) powder —- 1/2 tsp
- Turmeric powder —- 1/4 tsp
- Coriander leaves( Chopped) —- 1 tbsp
- Mustard seeds —- 1 tsp
- Curry leaves —- 1 tsp
- Salt —– to taste
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time :15 min
Makes : 30 nos.
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard, curry leaves, hing powder and allow the mustard to crackle.
Add chopped onions and saute till colour changes to golden brown. Add the chopped capsicum, cabbage, grated carrot, cooked green peas and mashed potato. Mix thoroughly and cook them for a few minutes.
Add turmeric powder, coriander leaves, chili powder and salt. Take it off the flame and allow it to cool.
Roll the mixture into lemon sized balls.
In the paniyaram tawa, heat oil. Dip the vegetable balls in idly batter and place it in the paniyaram tawa slots.
Cook in medium flame both sides of the paniyaram.
Tasty paniyaram is ready. It can be served with green chutney or coconut chutney.