Kuthiraivalli(Barnyard millet) vegetable kuzhi-paniyaram

Kuthiraivali(Barnyard millet) kuzhi-paniyaram
Kuthiraivali(Barnyard millet) kuzhi-paniyaram

Serves:4

Preparation time: 1 HR

Cooking time: 20 mins

Ingredients:

Kuthiraivalli(Barnyard millet) rice -2 cups

Urad dal – 1/4 cup.

1 small-sized onion

mixed vegetables – 1 cup.(carrot,potato,peas,beans)

Fenugreek seeds -1 tsp.

Salt- to taste

seasoning:

Mustard seeds -1 tsp.

urad dal – 1 tsp.

channa dal – 1 tsp.

To garnish:

Coriander leaves and curry leaves

Method:

  1. Wash and soak Urad dal, fenugreek seeds and Rice for one hour. Mix the Urad dal and fenugreek and leave them to soak.
  2. Grind Urad dal and fenugreek adding water little at a time till it becomes smooth and fluffy. Keep it aside.
  3. Grind the rice slightly until coarse and then add water.now add the urad dal batter and salt to the rice batter and grind till they mix well.
  4. The consistency of the batter should be like the normal idly/dosa batter.
  5. Remove from the grinder and mix with your fingers to bind them. The warmth from your fingers help the batter to rise.
  6. Leave it to ferment for 4 to 5 hours.Mix the batter well before use.
  7. Heat oil in a pan and the mustard seeds.After it starts to splutter, add the rest of the items mentioned under the seasoning section and saute for few minutes.
  8. Cut the onions and add it to the seasoning.Now add the mixed vegetables and add some salt required for the vegetables and saute for few minutes.
  9. Now, add the vegetables to the batter along with coriander and curry leaves.
  10. Pour the batter into the kuzhi-paniyaram dish and cook for five minutes.
  11. Remove the kuzhi-paniyarams and place them in a plate and serve it hot with some chutney of your choice.

This becomes an excellent snack with tea.

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