Rice Fenugreek Sweet Fritters

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Serving: 20 Pieces| Type: Chettinad Sweet


Raw Rice -1 cup (level)
Urad Dhal -1 to 1 ½tbsp
Fenugreek -1tsp
Brown Sugar -¾ cup
Cardamom Powder -½tsp
Thoor Dhal -1tbsp(optional)

-Oil for frying


  1. Soak the rice, urad dhal, thoor dhal and fenugreek for 4 to 5 hours.
  2. Grind smoothly with little water(don’t add too much water).
  3. It should be thick batter.
  4. Now add brown sugar, pinch of salt and cardamom powder.
  5. Mix it well and keep it for2 to 3 hours.
  6. Take a nonstick pan heat with oil on medium flame.
  7. Take medium size spoon(Karandi) mix the batter nicely .
  8. Take a spoonful of batter and pour into the  hot oil.
  9. Let it cook for a second until paniyaram will come up.
  10. Then turn the paniyaram into other side cook for a second until it gets golden color.
  11. Serve hot.


  1. This is very special dish for chettinad.
  2. This paniyaram should be round, and edge should be wavy ,and middle should be sponge.
  3. Some places they add grated coconut and broken cashew nuts.


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