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Chola Paniyaram Recipe
Chola Paniyaram is Kongunadu special recipe.Cholam is also called Sorghum or Jowar.I first saw this Chola Paniyaram in a millet hotel menu board which was outside the shop..I haven't visited the hotel yet, but usually see the menu board whenever I pass by that hotel.So that made google about this chola paniyaram  and later found that its kongunad special.I got this recipe from my neighbors word of mouth, so tried it the next day itself.

After trying chola dosai,had a cup of sorghum so used it up to try this paniyaram.

Chola Paniyaram Recipe

Chola Paniyaram Recipe

Preparation Time:20 mins | Cooking Time : 5 mins / dosa | Makes:7 dosas
Recipe Category: Breakfast | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Cholam - 1 cup
Urad Dal - 1/4 cup
Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp


To temper:
Oil - 1 tsp + to fry
Mustard Seeds - 3/4 tsp
Split Urad dal - 1 tsp
Dry Red Chillies - 2 cut chopped finely
Curry leaves - 1 tbsp chopped finely
Hing - 1/4 tsp
Onion - 1 large finely chopped
Salt to taste
Water - 3/4 to 1 cup

Method:

  1. Measure cholam,add it to a mixing bowl with enough water to immerse it fully.Soak for atleast 6 hrs.Now measure urad dal and fenugreek seeds.How to make Chola Paniyaram Recipe - Step1
  2. Add water to it.Soak it for 2 hrs .Now rinse dal and cholam seperately,drain water and Set aside.
    How to make Chola Paniyaram Recipe - Step1
  3. First take urad dal in a mixer jar,add water little by little and grind it a fine paste.
    How to make Chola Paniyaram Recipe - Step2
  4. It should be very smooth,now transfer it to a container.Now in the same mixer jar add cholam.
    How to make Chola Paniyaram Recipe - Step3
  5. Add water little by little to grind as smooth as possible, it will take time so be patient, add water and keep grinding.Now transfer it to the same container.
    How to make Chola Paniyaram Recipe - Step4
  6. Now add salt, mix well .Keep covered and let it to ferment atleast for  a day.
    How to make Chola Paniyaram Recipe - Step5
  7. See it is fermented well, now give a nice mix.You can use this batter for idli dosa too.
    How to make Chola Paniyaram Recipe - Step6
  8. Add little water if its too thick.Now in a kadai - heat oil add items listed under 'to temper'.Let it splutter.
    How to make Chola Paniyaram Recipe - Step7
  9. Add chopped onion,salt and saute well till onions become soft.
    How to make Chola Paniyaram Recipe - Step8
  10. Now add the tempering to the batter.Mix well.
    How to make Chola Paniyaram Recipe - Step9
  11. Heat paniyaram pan,add little oil in each hole, pour the batter and cook covered.When you see the top being cooked, flip to other side.Cook till golden brown.
    How to make Chola Paniyaram Recipe - Step10
Serve hot with chutney of your choice.
Chola Paniyaram Recipe

My Notes:

Chola Paniyaram Recipe

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