Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe with Ragi Dosa Batter

The Healthy Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe is a wholesome dish made from ragi idli dosa batter that is packed with nutrition and taste. Makes a great snack or breakfast and also a diabetic friendly recipe.

Archana Doshi
Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe with Ragi Dosa Batter
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Healthy Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe is a very traditional South Indian breakfast dish, that breaks the monotony of idli and dosa.

The Ragi Idli Dosa Batter is used to make the paniyarams, that is spiced up with onions, green chillies and seasoned with mustard adding to the flavor.  You can make it nutritious by adding grated carrots, pureed tomatoes, chopped spinach or even spring onions and cabbage to give it an Asian touch.

Serve The Healthy Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe with Tomato Onion Chutney | Thakkali Vengayam Chutney and Adrak Chai Recipe for a wholesome breakfast or pack into a kids school lunch box or even serve as an after school snack.

Because the paniyaram is made from ragi, it makes this dish a diabetic friendly recipe that you can serve as a diabetic snack or a diabetic breakfast

Did you know Ragi is rich in calcium, helps in weight loss, has a high fiber content, battles anemia, reduces blood cholesterol and also regulates blood sugar levels.Because of its low glycemic index, it helps reduce food cravings and slows down absorption of starch, thus helps in regulating the blood sugar for diabetic.

Here are a few more South Indian Breakfast ideas to try
  1. Plan a South Indian Style Breakfast Meal Plate With Ven Pongal And Chutney
  2. Plan Your Breakfast Meal Plate with Kayi Vade(Spicy Puri) and Goraikai Kara Chutney(Cluster Bean Chutney)
  3. Kerala Style Puttu Upma Recipe With Scrambled Eggs
  4. Kheel Paniyaram Recipe (Puffed Rice Paniyaram)

Course: South Indian Breakfast
Diet: Diabetic Friendly
Equipments Used: Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

45 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Ragi Dosa Battter
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1/4 cup Carrots (Gajjar) , grated, (or chopped spinach, finely minced cabbage) - optional
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped (adjust spice)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves , finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • Salt , to taste
  • Cooking oil , to drizzle

How to make Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe with Ragi Dosa Batter

  1. To begin making the Healthy Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe, in a small pan heat the oil, add the mustard seeds and curry leaves. Allow it to crackle. Add the chopped onions and saute until onions are tender.

  2. Combine all the ingredients- fresh coconut, grated carrots, green chillies, curry leaves including the prepared onion mixture into the dosa batter.

  3. Grease the paniyaram pan by adding half a teaspoon of oil into each of the cavities of the kuzhi paniyaram pan. Spoon the ragi dosa batter into the cavities of the pan. Place the pan on medium heat and cover with a lid.

  4. After a 3 to 4 minutes of steaming, you will notice the tops of the paniyaram cooked and steamed.

  5. At this point, turn over each paniyaram and allow it to cook the other side. This time around don't cover with a lid. Allow it to cook on medium low heat until the bottom is browned and crisp.

  6. Once done, remove and arrange on serving trays. Proceed the same way with the remaining Kuzhi Paniyaram batter. 

  7. Serve The Healthy Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe with Tomato Onion Chutney | Thakkali Vengayam Chutney and Adrak Chai Recipe for a wholesome breakfast or pack into a kids school lunch box or even serve as an after school snack.

  8. Because the paniyaram is made from ragi, it makes this dish a diabetic friendly recipe that you can serve as a diabetic snack or a diabetic breakfast. 

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Last Modified On Tuesday, 06 March 2018 17:33
     
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