sweet paniyaram recipe
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Sweet Paniyaram

sweet appam or sweet paniyaram is a crisp, soft and porous dumpling made with leftover idli batter. vegan & gluten free snack.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: breakfasts, snacks
Cuisine: south indian
Servings: 12 to 15 sweet paniyaram
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 2 cups idli batter
  • 6 to 8 tablespoon organic powdered jaggery or as required
  • ½ cup grated fresh or frozen coconut or unsweetened desiccated coconut
  • a pinch of salt
  • 2 to 3 green cardamoms, powdered OR ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • sesame or coconut or sunflower oil for frying


  • mix all the ingredients. heat the paniyaram pan. add a few drops of oil.
  • now add the spoonful of the batter till 3/4th of the mould.
  • cook the dumplings till they become golden brown from all sides.
  • serve sweet paniyaram hot or warm.
  • if not serving immediately, then keep them in a casserole, so that they remain warm and soft.


the jaggery i use is organic jaggery powder and does not have impurities. if there are impurities then just melt the jaggery and filter it. once the mixture cools down, then add this to the idli batter.


Serving: 3g