Thursday, August 13, 2015

Watermelon Oats Ponganalu (Paniyaram)

Rice – 1 cup
Watermelon white part – 2 ½ - 3 cups
Oats - 1/2 cup
Jeera – 1 tsp
Chana dal – 2 tsp
(Soak in water)
Onion chopped (small) - 1
Green chillies chopped - 4
Ginger Chopped – small piece
Coriander leaves chopped – 2 tsp
Curry leaves – 1 string
Salt to taste

  1. Soak rice in water for 4 hours and drain water completely. Grind rice, salt, chopped watermelon white part and oats without any water.
  2. If the batter is too thick add little more white part and grind.
  3. The batter should be little thinner than idli batter consistency.
  4. Now add finely chopped onion, green chilli, jeera, coriander leaves, chana dal, ginger and curry leaves to the batter and mix well.
  5. Keep this aside for about 15 minutes so that all the flavors blend well.
  6. Heat paniyaram tawa, apply little oil and pour a ladle full of batter in the holes. Cover with lid. Cook both sides.
  7. Serve hot with chutney.


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  2. looks absolutely yummmy..
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  3. Sounds interesting, First when I saw your heading, I taught you will be using red part after reading your ingredient I totally amazed..Very new to me..will try it soon..Glad to follow you..

  4. looks so easy to prepare and delicious... mouthwatering!

  5. need so much of innovation to try such recipes...great work shailaja !

  6. How interesting! never knew the white part of the watermelon could be used this way!

  7. Very different one... Keep Rocking...

  8. sounds different... Thanks for linking it up

  9. Different one. Looks yummy and thx for linking.

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