1 cup rava / semolina / sooji
¾ cup curd / yogurt
salt to taste
½ cup water
2 tsp oil
1 green chilli, finely chopped
½ onion, finely chopped
pinch baking soda
How to make sooji paniyaram
. Firstly, in a large mixing bowl combine 1 cup rava, ¾ cup curd and ½ tsp salt.
. Mix well to form a paste without forming any lumps.
. Further add ½ cup water or as required.
. Mix well to form thick batter. keep aside.
. Add 1 green chilli and ½ onion to the rava batter and mix well.
. Rest for 20 minutes or untill rava absorbs water.
. Furthermore add a pinch baking soda just before preparing paniyaram and combine well.
. Heat paniyaram pan / guliyappa pan / appe pan, add add few drops of oil inside the holes.
. Now fill the holes with a tbsp of sooji batter in each.
. Cover and simmer for a minute or untill appe gets cooked slightly.
. Once the base turns golden, flip it over to the other side using a spoon.
. Simmer further and cook on low heat until it turns golden browns.
. Finally, serve instant rava paniyaram with tomato chutney or coconut chutney.