Moongdal Paniyaram

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Moongdal Paniyaram


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :6 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 6 Hr 20 Min


Serves : 5
  • 1 cups split green moong

  • 1 nos ginger ,small piece

  • 3 nos green chilies

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1 nos onion,small finely chopped

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 1 tbsp rava

  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves:finely chopped

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 3/4 cups oil


  • Soak split green moong in water for 5 to 6 hours.I soak it overnight to make it for morning breakfast.
  • After soaking, drain the water.Grind together, soaked moong dal, ginger, 2 green chillies and cumin seeds into a fine paste .
  • The batter should be semi thick , thicker than the idli batter.
  • Now to this ground batter add finely chopped onions, green chillies, coriander leaves, baking soda , rava and salt.
  • Mix well and keep aside for 10 mins.
  • Heat oil in the unniappam chatti ( round pan with small fissures).
  • I used very little oil; if using non stick pan you can just brush little oil.
  • Pour batter with a spoon into each fissures.After a minute turn it with a skewer or fork and cook for a minute or so.
  • Fry all the paniyarams, drain and keep in absorbent paper.
  • Serve hot with green chutney or tomato ketchup.