- Take keerai as per measurement and take it in a mixer.
- Pulse churn it 2-3 times.
- Keep it aside for a while.
- Take oil in a wok.
- Heat it and temper with urad dal and mustard seeds.
- Add finely chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
- Add pulsed keerai to the wok and continue sautéing.
- Add pepper powder and salt and mix well.
- Take dosa idli batter and whisk it lightly until smooth.
- Ensure there are no lumps in the batter.
- Add keerai mixture to the batter.
- Mix the mixture well until everything is properly combined.
- Take the paniyaram or appe pan and heat it.
- Drizzle a few drops of oil in its mould or holes.
- Pour the mixture batter evenly into each hole.
- Allow the batter to get perfectly cooked.
- Turn it using a spoon and ensure it gets cooked on both sides.
- Cook until golden brown.
- Plate it on a serving plate.
- Serve hot with tomato or coconut chutney.
This is the basic recipe of Keerai paniyaram. You can add fresh coriander leaves, green chilis, and any green leafy vegetable to the batter for amazing taste and flavour.
Calorie-conscious people would love sinking their teeth into soft, fluffy, and healthy Keerai paniyaram as it gives just 141 calories. 14 g fats, 5-gram carbs, and 1-gram protein in these green appes make it a healthy choice for people who are watching their weight.
Keerai paniyaram can also be enjoyed as an evening snack. Serve it piping hot with delectable chutneys and enjoy the tasteful dish melting away in your mouth.