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Sorghum/ Jowar Appe / Cholam Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe

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!
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Author: Hemapriya


  • Dosa Batter - 1 cup
  • Jowar - 1 cup
  • Onion - 1 medium finely chopped
  • Coriander - a bunch finely chopped


  • Soak jowar for half an hour and rinse well in running water.
  • Blend in the grinder with a little water, till the consistency is like idli batter.
  • Mix the dosa batter and the jowar batter with the chopped onions and coriander.
  • Heat the appe or kuzhipaniyram mould. Add a drop of oil to each of the mould.
  • Once hot, pour a ladle of batter into each mould, taking care that you fill only 3/4 th of the mould as the batter will rise a little.
  • 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.
  • Unmould the balls and serve with a chutney of your choice.