Samai is known as little millet in English. Samai paniyaram is an easy recipe. You can make it for breakfast,dinner or evening snack. It goes well with any chutney. kids hesitating to take millet s even love and enjoy samai paniyaram.
Now let us see how to make Samai/ Little Millet Kuzhi Paniyaram
- Samai rice – ½ cup
- Red rice – ¼ cup
- Urad dal – ¼ cup
- Fenugree -1tsp
- Salt – as needed
- Chopped onion – big1
- Oil – 1tblsp
- Mustard – ¼ tsp
- Green chilly -2 chopped
- Urad dal – ¼ tsp
- Channa dal – ¼ tsp
Wash and rinse red rice, samai rice, urad dal and fenugreek two to three times. Soak it for about 4 hours. Then grind it in the mixer with salt.
Keep it for fermentation atleast eight hours. Keep the pan in the stove and add oil, do seasoning with mustard channa dal and urad dal. Now fry the onion nicely then add salt and green chilly till transparent.
Pour this mixture in the batter and mix well. Grease kuzhi paniyaram pan with little oil.Then Pour the batter in the kuzhi.
Then cover the pan with a lid. Turn the other side and cook well.
Serve it with onion kara chutney.
For more soft, you can add 1 teaspoon javvarisi while soaking samai.
You can grind it in the grinder also.
You can add finely chopped veggies also.