Masala Kara Paniyaram

(Using Left over Adai Batter) Makes: 25 paniyarams approx.


Left over adai batter – 1½ cups

Finely chopped Onion – ¼ cup

Grated coconut – ¼ cup

Chopped corriander leaves – 1 tablespoon

Ginger – ½ inch piece (finely chopped)

Cumin powder – ¼ teaspoon

Hing – ¼ teaspoon

Baking soda – ¼ teaspoon

Salt – ¼ teaspoon

For Frying:

Oil – approx. 1 teaspoon per paniyaram


  1. Add all ingredients (except oil) one by one to the left over adai batter.
  2. Add little water (approx. ¼ cup) to make a thick flowy batter.
  3. Heat kuzhi paniyaram plate and add ½ teaspoon of oil for each place.
  4. Pour a tablespoon of batter in each place and cook closed in low flame for a minute to 2.
  5. Flip sides, add ½ teaspoon of oil for each paniyaram and fry for another minute.
  6. A perfect after school snack or to go along with your evening chai/coffee.