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Friday, June 17, 2016

Rava Kara Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe-Sooji Vegetable Appe-Easy Snacks Recipes

If you are looking for some quick and easy appetizers/snacks, then these semolina savory paniyarams fit perfectly. Rava Kara Paniyaram is a very easy snack prepared with semolina. I have made it savory by adding sauteed onions, green chillies and ginger. It can be given to kids as an after school snack. You can also add grated carrot, beetroot or sweet corn to make it more healthy. It can be had as a light tiffin or as a tea time snack. Today we will learn how to make rava kara paniyaram following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Rava Kara Paniyaram

Rava Kara Paniyaram-Sooji Appam

Rava Kara Paniyaram-Sooji Appam

 Prep Time : 5 mins (minus standing time)
 Cook Time : 20 mins 
 Yields: 12 Rava Paniyarams
 Recipe CategorySnacks-Appetizer
 Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Rava/somolina/sooji - 1/2 cup
   Curd - 1/4 cup
   Onion - 1 medium size
   Ginger -1/2 inch piece grated
   Green chilli - 1 finely chopped
   Grated carrot - 1/4 cup
   Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp finely chopped
   Cooking soda - a pinch
   Salt needed

   For the seasoning

   Oil - 2 tsp
   Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
   Urad dal - 2 tsp
   Bengal gram/channa dal - 1 tsp
   Curry leaves - a sprig

   Oil for making paniyarams - 4-5 tsp


In a bowl, mix rava and curd together with a little water. Let it stand for 1 hour.

how to make sooji appam

Heat oil in a kadai/pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal and bengal gram dal (channa dal). When dal turns golden brown, add finely chopped onions, green chillies, ginger and saute until onions turn transparent.

Rava Kara Kuzhi Paniyaram

Add the onion mixture, grated carrot, salt needed, cooking soda to the rava + curd mixture and mix well. Add needed water to get idli batter consistency.

rava paniyaram batter


Heat a paniyaram pan /appe pan, add 1/4 tsp of oil inside the holes.

Fill the holes with the sooji batter.

how to make kara rava appam

Cook covered on low heat. When the sides start to leave, flip it over to the other side using a spoon. Cook on low heat until it browns. You can flip 2-3 times and cook until it browns evenly on all the sides.

Sooji Appam

Repeat the same process for the rest of the batter.

Enjoy with tomato chutney or tomato ketchup or any chutney of your choice.

Check out more Rava Recipes and more Snacks Recipes.

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  1. Wow..thank you Padhu for the recipe!I usually add these to idli-dosa batter and make paniyarams if I ve surprise guests��

  2. Tried rava paniyaram today, it is tasty and easy to prepare, as it doesn't require much pre-planning. Thank you for the recipe....

  3. Hi can I skip the soda? Bit reluctant to use soda for daily cooking...tnx anu

  4. nice panniyaram for easy and quick cooking

  5. What can I substitute for Curd and make this vegan?

  6. It's very tasty. I just tried with a small quantity. Very nice and easy. Could you post some cake recipes with rava


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