Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Sweet Paniyaram (Indian Sweet Pancakes Recipe)

Sweet paniyaram is a variety  of Indian pancake which is a popular recipe in chettinad cuisine popular in Tamil nadu, India especially in the country side. This pancake is a favourite breakfast among  kids. This dish is available in restaurants serving chettinad food and tastes delicious with freshly grated coconut and milk. You can see plenty of street shops serving this dish inthe country side of Tamil nadu. No need to visit country side of Tamil nadu to taste this dish, simply try this Indian sweet pancake recipe at home and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Plain boiled rice                                          1 cup
Plain raw rice                                              1 cup
Urad dal                                                   1/4 cup
Fenugreek                                                   1 tsp
Grated Jaggery(whole cane sugar)             150 gm
Cardamom powder                                   1/4 tsp
Oil                                                        as required


1.Soak the rice and dal seperately for about 6 hrs 
2.Grind the dal and rice seperately to a smooth consistency and mix well. 
3.Allow the batter to ferment for atleast 12- 15hrs. The more it gets fermented the more will be the taste.
4. Mix grated jaggery, cardamom powder and 30 ml of water in thick bottom vessel. Bring to boil and continue in a slow flame till it becomes into a syrup.Keep aside to cool.
5. Add syrup to the batter and mix well.
6. Now heat the kulzhi paniyaram pan ( available in nonstick and metal anything can be used)  and fill each hollow of the kuzhi paniyarm pan to 1/4th of oil and heat it. 
7. Now pour the batter into the hollow space of the paniyaram pan. 
8.Reduce the flame and allow it to cook in simmer for a minute.It will turn golden brown. 
9. With skewers flip flop the paniyaram balls to the other side and allow it to cook the other side.
10. Remove from paniyaram pan, brush with ghee and Serve hot.


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