December 29, 2012

Chow-Chow Kara Kuzhipaniyaram / Chayote Savoury Balls

Cooking Time : 30 Minutes

Ingredients :

  • 1 Chow-chow / Chayote, grated
  • 3 Cups Idly Batter
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 Tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 Tsp Urad dal
  • 1 Tsp Channa dal
  • 1 Tbsp Roasted Groundnuts
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut pieces, finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Onion, finely chopped
  • 3 Green chillies, finely chopped
  • Few Coriander leaves, chopped

Method :

  • Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, once they starts spluttering, add urad dal followed by channa dal and roasted peanuts.
  • Add the chopped onion and fry them for a minute.
  • Add the chopped chillies and chopped coconut pieces.
  • Fry and add the grated chayote.
  • Close, cook for couple of minutes and remove from the flame.
  • Add the chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Now add this chayote mixture to Idly batter.
  • Add salt and mix well.
  • Heat kuzhipaniyaram pan and pour little oil.
  • Pour the batter in pan cups and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Slowly turn the other side and cook for another couple of minutes.
  • Once it gets cooked n turns crispy, remove from flame.
  • Serve hot.

Serving Options :

Serve with spicy onion chutney or coconut chutney along with sambhar.

Linking this recipe with
Sara's Kitchen " Dish in 30 minutes - Breakfast "
LemonKurry's " Innovative Recipes "


  1. Chow chow in kuli paniyarams :) Interesting :) Looks so good too :)

  2. so nice, you have used chow chow. will love to try this.

  3. delicious and tasty breakfast...

  4. i like the crispy paniyaram .......................

  5. Very creative kara kuzhipaniyaram..Well done.

  6. Healthy twist, loved it!!!
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  9. Thanks for linking this recipe. Very traditional chetinad recipe. Well done.