Food Recipes

Stuffed Paniyaram

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
  • Oil

Preparation time: 15 min

Cooking time        :15 min

Makes                      : 30 nos.

Step 1

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard, curry leaves, hing powder and allow the mustard to crackle.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, coriander leaves, chili powder and salt. Take it off the flame and allow it to cool.

Step 4

Roll the mixture into lemon sized balls.

Step 5

In the paniyaram tawa, heat oil. Dip the vegetable balls in idly batter and place it in the paniyaram tawa slots.

Step 6

Cook in medium flame both sides of the paniyaram.

Tasty paniyaram is ready. It can be served with green chutney or coconut chutney.

Video Procedure


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