Masala Appe, Masala Paniyaram, Made From Idli Batter


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Quick and easy snack made with idli batter, the Masala Appe is worth calling as Magic Appe, because it’s superb texture and amazing flavour make it a great hit with everybody. Masala paniyaram, this South Indian evening snack made with idli batter which can be served for high tea, snacks or breakfast.

Something that combines convenience and taste is always a welcome addition to our knowledge bank! All you need to do is perk up leftover idli batter with a horde of common ingredients like onions, green chillies, ginger, and so on, and cook the batter in appe moulds. As we have used ready made batter, we have made Masala paniyaram in no time and also very easily.

Making masala appe is not at all difficult rather it is very simple. To make masala appe, take idli batter in a bowl. Add onions to it. If you wish to make it more colorful and nutritive add vegetables like cabbage, carrot, french beans or any that you wish to. Further, add green chillies which can be adjusted according to your preference of spice. Next, add asafoetida and also add curry leaves which will provide a strong aroma and unique flavor to our masala paniyaram. Add coconut which is extensively used in South Indian food and also had its own health benefits and it is a super food. Lastly, add red chilli powder, ginger paste and season the batter and mix everything well. Next, to proceed heat an appe mould on a medium flame and grease it using ¼ tsp of oil. Pour 1 tbsp of the batter into each mould. Cook, using ½ tsp of oil, till the lower surface becomes golden brown and then turn each appe upside down using a fork so as to cook them from the other side. Repeat with the remaining batter to make more appes. Serve masala appe immediately with coconut chutney.

Like masala appe, then enjoy our other South Indian recipes like Masala Vadas and Medu Vada. Make sure you serve this tongue tickling masala appes immediately or they will turn soggy. See our collection of South Indian appe recipes.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 21 appes
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Ingredients

For Masala Appe
1 1/2 cups idli batter
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1 tbsp finely chopped curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/4 cup grated coconut
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch)
salt to taste
3/4 tsp oil for greasing
1 1/2 tsp oil for cooking
Method
For masala appe

    For masala appe
  1. To make masala appe, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Heat an appe mould on a medium flame and grease it using ¼ tsp of oil.
  3. Pour 1 tbsp of the batter into each mould.
  4. Cook, using ½ tsp of oil, till the lower surface becomes golden brown and then turn each appe upside down using a fork so as to cook them from the other side.
  5. Repeat with the remaining batter to make more masala appes.
  6. Serve the masala appe immediately with coconut chutney.

Masala Appe Recipe Video by Tarla Dalal

Masala Appe, Masala Paniyaram, Made From Idli Batter recipe with step by step photos

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  1. masala appe | masala paniyaram | masala appe made with idli batter | are popular South-Indian breakfast recipes. They are made in special equipment called the appe mould. You can check our wide collection of recipes using appe mould.
  2. For the instant Masala Appe (Paniyaram), take idli batter in a deep bowl.
  3. Add the finely chopped onions. To make it more colourful and nutritious, add other vegetables like grated carrots or beetroot, finely chopped bell peppers and capsicum.
  4. Now add finely chopped green chillies.
  5. Add the asafoetida.
  6. Add chopped curry leaves or kadi patta. The strong aroma and unique flavour enhances the Masala paniyaram batter greatly.
  7. Add the freshly grated coconut. Coconut is excessively used in South-Indian cuisine. It boasts of several health benefits and perks up the masala appe batter.
  8. Add the chilli powder.
  9. Add ginger paste. By skipping finely chopped green chillies, you can add Ginger Green Chilli Paste.
  10. Finally, add the freshly crushed freshly ground black pepper and salt to taste.
  11. Mix well using a spoon.
  12. Heat an appe mould on a medium flame and grease it using ¼ tsp of oil.
  13. Pour 1 tbsp of the Masala Appe (Paniyaram) batter into each mould.
  14. Cook using ½ tsp of oil, till the lower surface of Masala Appe (Paniyaram) becomes golden brown.
  15. Turn each Appe (Paniyaram) upside down using a fork so as to cook them from the other side.
  16. Repeat with the remaining batter to make more Masala Appe (Paniyaram).
  17. Serve masala appe | masala paniyaram | masala appe made with idli batter | immediately with coconut chutney or else it will turn soggy.
  18. To make this instant masala kuzhi paniyaram recipeMasala Appe  more exciting, serve them with tongue-tickling South Indian chutneys like Spicy Onion Chutney, Tomato Coconut Chutney or Coriander Chutney.
  19. Like masala appe | masala paniyaram | masala appe made with idli batter | then  try other quick and easy South-Indian breakfast recipes like Ven Pongal, Poha Idli, Quick Rice Dosa with sambhar and malgapodi.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per appe
Energy18 cal
Protein0.4 g
Carbohydrates1.5 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat1.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.7 mg

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Masala Appe, Masala Paniyaram, Made From Idli Batter
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 on 05 May 19 01:59 AM


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Tarla Dalal    Faiza, we are delighted you liked the masala paniyaram recipe. Your feedback will help lots of cooking enthusiast try the recipe. Thanks.
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22 Nov 19 03:41 PM
Masala Appe, Masala Paniyaram, Made From Idli Batter
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 on 24 Jun 18 04:21 PM


we make out rice
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Tarla Dalal    Oh!Nice. Do try other recipes from our website and let us know how you liked them. Happy cooking!
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25 Jun 18 03:27 PM
Masala Appe, Masala Paniyaram, Made From Idli Batter
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 on 17 Feb 18 07:11 AM


Masala Appe, Masala Paniyaram, Made From Idli Batter
5
 on 30 Dec 17 03:09 PM


mam i dont have appe moulds so can it be made in idli mould
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Tarla Dalal    No.. it cant be made..
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02 Jan 18 05:17 PM
Masala Appe, Masala Paniyaram, Made From Idli Batter
5
 on 24 Oct 17 09:29 PM


This looks interesting, don’t have appe moulds so can I use idli stand or even egg poachers or any other suggestions? Thanks
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Leena, Yes you can use idli stand and make idlis out of it...
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25 Oct 17 08:42 AM
Masala Appe, Masala Paniyaram, Made From Idli Batter
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 on 01 Sep 17 05:06 PM


Every time I have idlis for dinner and I have batter remaining, i make this recipe for breakfast, it is quick easy and just soo good in taste.. I eat it with some green chutney or coconut chutney