Kuzhi Paniyaram is an amazing South Indian breakfast dish, with tons of flavor and taste. Kuli Paniyaram is referred as Gunta Ponganalu or Paddu in Telugu. It is also one of the famous dishes in Chettinad Cuisine.
HOW TO MAKE KUZHI PANIYARAM OR VELLAI (WHITE) PANIYARAM:
Kuzhi Paniyaram Batter is made with sour idli dosa batter mixed with onions and green chilies. This is then cooked using a cast iron Paniyaram pan. This pan is known as Appe pan in the west.
While pouring the batter to the Paniyaram pan, always fill the Paniyaram pan molds 3/4 full. Then cover Paniyaram pan with a lid and cook on a medium flame.
This helps you to get nice soft and evenly cooked Paniyarams, that is crunchy on the outside and spongy in the inside.Kuzhi Paniyaram Batter has to be in the right consistency to make a perfect Paniyaram. The Batter is nothing but a sour idli dosa batter, which is nothing but a leftover idli batter that is kept for more than a day.The Paniyaram batter should not be too thick or too thin, it should be in the right consistency. So when adding water make sure you add little by little till you get a sauce kind of texture. Add onions and green chilies to enhance the Paniyaram flavor.
Then add onions and green chilies to make it more delicious.