Chola Paniyaram / Jowar(Sorghum) Paniyaram

This is very simple and delicious recipe. Paniyarams are really soft and healthy. I use the same batter to make dosais also. Do try this millet recipe

Preparation time : 20 minutes + 8 hours (Batter preparation)

Cooking time: 5 minutes /batch

Ingredients:

  1. Jowar/ Cholam – 2 cups
  2. Idli Rice – 1/4 cup
  3. Raw rice – 1/4 cup
  4. Urad dal – 1/2 cup
  5. Fenugreek seeds – 1/2 tsp
  6. Salt – to taste

To temper:

  1. Onion -1 finely chopped
  2. Ginger – 1 inch finely chopped
  3. Green chilli – 2 finely chopped
  4. Curry leaves – a spring
  5. Salt – to taste
  6. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  7. Urad dal – 1/2 tsp
  8. Channa dal – 1/2 tsp
  9. Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  10. Hing – 1/4 tsp

Method:

  1. Wash and Soak Jowar atleast for 6 hours in a vessel
  2. Wash and Soak Urad dal and methi seeds in a vessel and rice in separate vessel
  3. Grind everything separately in mixie or wet grinder and mix it together
  4. Add salt and let it ferment fro 6 to 8 hrs (based on the weather)
  5. Once the batter is fermented mix it well
  6. Take the required amount of batter in a vessel to make paniyarams
  7. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a kadai and add items to temper
  8. Saute everything well and switch it off
  9. Once it is cooled, add it to the batter in the vessel
  10. Heat the paniyaram pan and add oil to each hole
  11. Pour batter in each hole and cook it closed for 2 minutes
  12. Open the lid and flip it to other side and cook for 2 minutes or cook till it become golden brown
  13. Remove it from pan and serve it with your favourite chutney
  14. You can make Dosa from the same batter
Chola Paniyaram/ Jowar Paniyaram

Health Benefits:

  1. Boosts immunity and good for Diabetic patients
  2. Gluten free and improves digestion
  3. Rich source of protein