Sunday, August 20

Paniyaram

Paniyaram is a sweet dish made with rawa. This sweet is made in our house on festivals like Tamil New year and Deepavali. U can try this snack anytime … I would like to share with u the recipe of paniyaram , which I made this weekend.



Ingredients

Rava or sooji- 1 cup
Maida-3/4 cup
Sugar-1cup
Elachi powder-1/4 tsp
Oil for deep frying

Method

Mix rawa with water(thick paste so that no water stands on top) for half an hour. Be careful to add very little water so that batter doesn't become too watery.Add sugar , maida and elachi powder to the rawa paste. Mix it well and add little water if necessary. The batter should be thick like vada batter.
Heat oil in kadai and pour the batter with a ladle( smaller than the one u use for dosa) one at a time. When it becomes light brown turn over.

19 comments:

Menu Today said...

Hi,
Your "Paniyaram" looks sooo nice.
I never made with rawa.Thanks for sharing.

Priya Bhaskaran said...

Hi Prema, we call this as "Uniappam". Instead of maida and sugar we use rice flour and jaggery, and it can be stored for few days also.We also add ripe banana:) Your recipe looks different. Will give a try:)

Shankari said...

Very nice pic. I can imagine the taste of the soft paniyarams

Puspha said...

Looks yummy!!!!

Shilpa said...

Pushpa, a very nice recipe. I will try it soon. I love such traditional recipes. thanks for sharing.

Prema Sundar said...

Thanks menutoday, try with rawa. u will like it.
Thanks priya , I saw ur recipe for uniappam. I will give it a try.
Thanks shankari, pushpa and shilpa.

Meena Kandlakuti said...

Hi Prema,

your paniyam looks too good and iam sure it tastes great.I will try one day for sure.Thanks for sharing.

LERA said...

Prema,Mmmm...your sweet paniyarams look so appetizing.I'm tempted to try them asap.Thanks for sharing this Recipe.

Prema Sundar said...

Thanks meena and Lera for ur lovely comments

Anonymous said...

i tried out your recipe but mine turned out really hard and flat. any idea why? how much water should the rava be soaked in?

Prema Sundar said...

Hi Anonymous,
I think u added too much water. Just add very little water to rawa so that it can just be soaked (A thick paste.)soak for half hour and add the sugar and maida. After adding sugar it will become more loose and so add very little water if needed. The final batter should be like vada batter. do not make it thin like dosa batter.Try it out next time and u will definitely get it well. I will soon post the exact amt of water to be added to the rava.

Anonymous said...

thanks prema. i tried the recipe again with less water and it turned out fine!

Anonymous said...

Hi,
This sweet paniyaram tastes delicious if it is made with wheat flour and one mashed ripe yellow banana.

Bhuvana said...

I will try this one too
Looks really soft.

purnima said...

hi i tried this but the panityaram wen i put it in hot oil , it broke into pieces and all a mess.. pl help..

Prema Sundar said...

hi purnima,
looks like u have added more water. add some water to the rava and if water stands on top drain it.leave it for half an hour and add sugar to it.
I hope u get it well when u try it out next time.

Deepali said...

hi prema, the paniyaram looks wonderful..i was curious if there is a spicy version to it? if yes, could u share the recipe for that too

manjot said...

The dish is simply awesome,
but i think i will appreciate if you mention the exact amount of water in the ingredients section..
That will be of lot help.

Thankx
Manjot

Sara Daniel said...

hey looks wonderful ,and i love these kind of fried and sweet items , i vll definitely try on this weekend evening .best idea ...