Semolina or rava paniyaram is an easy snack prepared with rava and curd. It is perfect as a tea time snack. It can be had as a light breakfast.
In a bowl, mix rava and curd together with a little water. Let it stand for 1 hour.
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.
Add the onion mixture, grated carrot, coriander leaves, salt needed, cooking soda to the rava + curd mixture and mix well. Add needed water to get idli batter consistency.
Heat a paniyaram pan /appe pan, add 1/4 - 1/2 tsp of oil inside the holes.
Fill the cavities with the rava batter.
Cook covered on low heat.
When the sides starts leaving, 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.
Repeat the same process for the rest of the batter.
In case, if you have added more water to the batter, add 2 tsp of rice flour to the batter.