Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe | How To Make Kuzhi Paniyaram Batter

Kuzhi Paniyaram pinit

Kuzhi Paniyaram is a South Indian dish made by steaming batter using a mould. It can be sweet or spicy depending on the ingredients used and how it’s cooked, so Paddu tastes different in each region of India (Kannada: ಪಡ್ಡು). Sometimes called “guliyappa” if served with jaggery syrup and sometimes referred to as “paniyaram,” these savoury pancakes are often eaten for breakfast but have also been enjoyed before going out at night-time celebrations such as weddings(Malayalam: പणी) .

Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe | How To Make Kuzhi Paniyaram Batter

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 40 min Cook Time 15 min Total Time 55 mins
Servings: 4 Calories: 18 per piece
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


This is a fried snack recipe done with rice and urid dal. Rice is rich in carbohydrate, urid dal gives protein, ginger added improved digestion. Paniyaram recipe is given below.





  1. Soak rice and urid dal together for 1/2 hour.

  2. Grind smoothly along with salt, ginger, green chili to dripping consistency.

  3. Remove in a vessel and add pinch sodabicarb and asafoetida. Heat oil, add mustard seeds. When it splutters remove and pour in batter.

  4. Heat oil in a kadai. Take batter in a small round ladle and pour it in hot oil until oil holds. Cook on both sides by stirring with flat ladle until brown.

  5. It will be crisp outside and soft inside. Serve hot with coconut chutney.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 18kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g2%
Sodium 1mg1%
Potassium 15mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 1g1%
Protein 1g2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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