Breakfast, Carrot, Indian, Onion, Snacks, Uncategorized

Kara Paniyaram/ Savoury non fried dumplings

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Today’s recipe is an easy, quick snack or breakfast or dinner as we do. The only thing you have to have is Idli / Dosa batter. If you have the batter already, you can make this in jiffy.



Idli / Dosa batter – 5 cups or as needed

Carrots – 1 big size or 2 medium grated finely

Onions – 1/2 cup finely chopped

Dry Red chillies – 2 broken

Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp

Channa dal – 1/2 tsp

Salt – as needed

Oil – 1 tsp to saute veggie and as needed to make paniyaram


  • Heat oil in a pan. Crackle mustard seeds and add channa dal.
  • When it turns golden add onions and broken red chilies.
  • Saute till onion turn translucent.
  • Add grated carrots and stir for few minutes. Add required salt and switch off.
  • Add this mixture to the batter. Mix thouroughly.
  • Now heat a Paniyaram pan. Add a tsp of oil in each hole.
  • When its hot, drop a big spoon of batter to each hole.
  • When one side is cooked ,flip other side using knife of skewer.
  • Cook until both sides turn golden.
  • Serve with your favorite chutney or Sambar.



  1. Instead of dry red chilli, you can add chopped green chillies.
  2. You can add chopped Curry leaves and coriander leaves.




  1. Wow..Looks delicious…?

    1. Thank you dear ?…Yes, our every household will have a version of this ?

  2. So yummy! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Thank you ?…My pleasure ?

  3. This recipe looks delicious! I’ve nominated you for the Blue Sky Tag

    1. Thank you so much dear ?..I’m so honoured.?

  4. Dear Lathiya,

    I got tagged for “What I’m thankful for..” I would like to tag you as well. I hope you will find this one interesting and pass this tag to others as well. Details –

    Have a good day 🙂

    1. Thank you Malini ? I liked the idea… Will do it

      1. My pleasure dear ?

  5. It looks delicious! You have a lovely blog Lathiya 🙂

    1. Thank you so much dear ?… Welcome to my blog.. Keep coming ?

  6. This looks amazing, and I love the combination of carrots and onions!

    1. Thank you ?..True they compliment each other ?

  7. Healthy goodness!! Looks yum!

  8. Yummy recipe its healthy too ??☺️?

  9. It looks great!
    And I never saw a pan, like you have. Now I want it too)))

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