Tasty paneer unniyappam

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Unniyappam is a quintessential Kerala snack loved by millions. Its soft texture and sweet taste make it a favourite of children. Here is an easy recipe of paneer unniyappam that is delicious and nutritious as well.


1 cup raw rice

1 cup jaggery powder

½ cup grated coconut

2 small bananas

1 tsp cardamom powder

3 tsp ghee

100 gms paneer

Oil to fry


Wash the raw rice and soak for at least 2 hours

Grind the soaked raw rice in a mixer jar

Add jaggery, grated coconut and bananas gradually

Blend everything into unniyappam batter

Roast the paneer in ghee

Add the roasted paneer along with some ghee and cardamom powder into the batter

Mix well

Grease the holes in the unniyappam chatty (vessel) with some oil

Pour spoons full of batter into each hole

Fry the unniyappams until they turn brown by flipping it.

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