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Karthigai Deepam Recipe 3: Manna Foxtail Millets (Thinai) paniyaram

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Manna Foxtail Millets
  • ½ cup par boiled rice
  • 1 ripe banana
  • ¼ cup urad dal/black gram dal
  • ¾ cup jaggery
  • 3 tbsps grated coconut
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder (optional)
  • Ghee or Oil for deep frying

Method

  • Soak the millets for two hours
  • Soak the black gram dal and rice together for two hours
  • Take jaggery in a wide bowl and add little water to cover it. Melt & strain it. Boil it for a minute till it becomes frothy.
  • Grind the millets, rice, blackgram dal and banana with a little water.
  • Add the coconut and mix in the jaggery. This batter should be of thick, pouring consistency
  • Keep the batter aside for two hours
  • After two hours, prepare the unniyappams/paniyarams in the traditional paniyaram maker with ghee or oil.
    Cook the unniyappams on medium flame till golden brown.

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