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Ragi Paniyaram

Ragi Paniyaram Recipe

Ragi Paniyaram is a combination of ragi flour and leftover Idli dosa batter, seasoned with onions, green chillies and coriander leaves.
Course Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 96 kcal
Author Puja


  • 1 cup Idli Batter
  • ΒΌ cup Ragi Flour
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 2 - 3 nos Green Chilies finely chopped
  • Curry leaves few, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • Oil to shallow fry
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat coconut oil in a small pan over medium flame.
  2. Add mustard seeds to it.
  3. Once the seeds start crackling add curry leaves, fry for few seconds.
  4. Add urad dal to it and fry until slightly brown.
  5. Now add chopped onion and green chilli, saute until onion turns light pink.
  6. Turn off the flame and let the mixture cools down.
  7. Take a large bowl, add idli-dosa batter to it.
  8. Add onion mixture, coriander leaves and salt to taste. Mix well.
  9. The batter should not have runny consistency like dosa batter, neither it should be too thick like idli batter.
  10. Add little water, if the mixture is too thick.
  11. Now heat paniyaram pan over medium flame.
  12. Add a few drops of oil in each round mould.
  13. Pour a spoonful of batter into each one. (fill only until 3/4 of each mould).
  14. Cover it with a lid or plate and cook over medium flame for around 2-3 minutes or until bottom surface turns light golden brown.
  15. Remove the lid and flip each paniyaram using a fork and spoon.
  16. Cook another side for about a minute until the bottom surface turns light golden.
  17. Remove them using a spoon and transfer to a plate.
  18. Serve hot along with kara chutney or any kind of coconut chutney of your choice.
Nutrition Facts
Ragi Paniyaram Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 96 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 3754mg163%
Potassium 140mg4%
Carbohydrates 479g160%
Fiber 30g125%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 61g122%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Vitamin C 7.2mg9%
Calcium 73mg7%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.