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Muttai Paniyaram Recipe - Chettinad Egg Paniyaram

Bite Sized Savory Muttai Kuzhi Paniyaram made using Idli or Dosa batter.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine South Indian
Servings 30 paniyarams


  • Idli dosa batter - 1 cup
  • Eggs - 2
  • Black pepper powder - 1-1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 1 pinch
  • Oil - 3 tsp approx.


  • In a bowl, break open the eggs and beat well with a whisk.
  • Add pepper powder, cumin powder, salt and beat well once again.
  • Add the batter and using a metal spoon mix well till it gets incorporated well with beaten eggs.
  • Heat a Paniyaram/Appe pan (Aebelskiver mould) with few drops of oil in each cup. Fill with batter till 3/4th or till the rim using a spoon.
  • Drizzle few more drops of oil over the paniyarams and close with a lid.
  • Let it cook over low flame for 2-3 mins.
  • Remove the lid and with a spoon or skewer, gently turn over each paniyaram and let the other side cook for 1 minute. No need to close now.
  • Remove onto a plate and continue with the rest of the batter.
  • Serve hot with any chutney of your choice.