Muttai Paniyaram

Muttai Paniyaram is a popular Indian Snack
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Kid friendly
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Technique :
Shallow Fry
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Serves 2
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1 cup - idli dosa batter

2 - eggs

1/2 tsp - freshly ground pepper

1 - finely chopped big Onion

1 tbsp - finely chopped Coriander leaves

Oil - 2 tbsp

Salt - to taste

To temper:

1 tsp - cooking oil

1 tsp - Mustard Seeds

1/2 tsp - Urad Dal

1 tbsp - chopped finely Curry leaves


  1. In a mixing bowl, add idli dosa batter. Using a whipper whip the eggs until fluffy.
  2. Add the beaten eggs to the idli dosa batter, keep aside.
  3. In a kadai, heat oil add the items listed under 'to temper', let it splutter then add onion and fry till golden brown.
  4. Then add this to the egg batter, along with coriander leaves, freshly ground pepper and salt if required.
  5. Mix well and now your egg paniyaram batter is ready, the consistency should be semi runny like dosa batter.
  6. Heat a paniyaram pan with 1/2 tsp oil in each hole then fill each hole with the batter.
  7. Then cook covered for a minute or until it gets cooked. When the top part looks cooked then turn and cook on other side till golden brown.
  8. Serve as a teatime snack with any spicy chutney of your choice.
  9. Recipe courtesy: Sharmi's Passions

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