Sorghum/ Jowar Appe / Cholam Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe
Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Sorghum is a grain that is suitable even for those who are intolerant to wheat and has even more calcium than rice or wheat. These Sorghum balls make a great snack for little ones who are bored of rice and wheat!
  • Dosa Batter - 1 cup
  • Jowar - 1 cup
  • Onion - 1 medium, finely chopped
  • Coriander - a bunch, finely chopped
  1. Soak jowar for half an hour and rinse well in running water.
  2. Blend in the grinder with a little water, till the consistency is like idli batter.
  3. Mix the dosa batter and the jowar batter with the chopped onions and coriander.
  4. Heat the appe or kuzhipaniyram mould. Add a drop of oil to each of the mould.
  5. Once hot, pour a ladle of batter into each mould, taking care that you fill only ¾ th of the mould as the batter will rise a little.
  6. Once you see small bubbles appearing on the surface and a light golden brown color on the lower portion of the balls, flip them over and cook till the other side is the same light golden brown.
  7. Unmould the balls and serve with a chutney of your choice.
Recipe by My Little Moppet at