This is a fried snack recipe done with rice and urid dal. Rice is rich in carbohydrate, urid dal gives protein, ginger added improved digestion. Paniyaram recipe is given below.


  • Rice 1 cup
  • Urid dal 1/4 cup
  • Ginger 1 inch piece, Green chili 2
  • Salt to taste
  • Sodi bicarb a pinch, asafoetida
  • Oil for frying, mustard seeds to season


Soak rice and urid dal together for 1/2 hour.

Grind smoothly along with salt, ginger, green chili to dripping consistency.

Remove in a vessel and add pinch sodabicarb and asafoetida. Heat oil, add mustard seeds. When it splutters remove and pour in batter.

Heat oil in a kadai. Take batter in a small round ladle and pour it in hot oil until oil holds. Cook on both sides by stirring with flat ladle until brown.

It will be crisp outside and soft inside. Serve hot with coconut chutney.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4-5 persons

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