Chef Sanjeev Kapoor Shares Vrat-Special, Paniyaram Recipe That You Need To Try This Navratri!

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor took to Instagram to share a tempting Farali Paniyaram recipe that you can recreate at home this Navratri.

by Tashika Tyagi
Chef Sanjeev Kapoor Shares Vrat-Special, Paniyaram Recipe That You Need To Try This Navratri!

If you’re fasting this Navratri, then we have got you covered with a special recipe that’s filling, delicious, and absolutely vrat-friendly! Oh, well, we found a recipe by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor that you can recreate at home. The popular chef took to Instagram to share a recipe for Farali Paniyaram that looks absolutely delicious. Read on as we give you a breakdown of this recipe so you can try it out yourself.

Sanjeev Kapoor Shares Farali Paniyaram Recipe For Navratri

Sanjeev Kapoor recipe
Image Courtesy: Instagram/sanjeevkapoor

To help you through the dilemma of what to eat while fasting, Chef Sanjeev Kapoor shared the perfect recipe on his Instagram. In his latest post, he gave an easy and delicious recipe for Farali Paniyaram that you can try out for yourself. For the recipe, the chef has replaced the usual rice/dal in the paniyaram batter with Amaranth flour. Commonly known as rajgira atta, it is widely consumed in India while fasting. He has also kept the entire recipe quite simple and straightforward, so you can easily replicate it at home!

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A Must Try Recipe For All The People Fasting This Navratri


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  1. Amaranth (rajgira) flour
  2. Boiled Potato
  3. Coriander
  4. Yoghurt
  5. Green chilli
  6. Ginger
  7. Roasted peanuts
  8. Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste
  9. Ghee


  1. Start by combining the Amaranth flour with some grated boiled potato in a bowl.
  2. Then add some chopped-up coriander and yoghurt to it.
  3. In a mixer, grate green chilli and ginger with a little water to make a thick paste.
  4. Add the paste to the rest of the ingredients.
  5. Then, add some crushed roasted peanuts and rock salt to the bowl.
  6. To bring the batter together, add some ghee and water to the bowl and mix it well till you get a thick consistency.
  7. Next, put the paniyaram pan on the stove and add ghee to grease it well.
  8. Pour some batter into each section and cover it with a lid to cook it well.
  9. Let it cook till you get a nice golden-brown colour. Now, flip the paniyaram and cook it on the other side.
  10. Once both sides are well cooked, turn off the heat and your dish is ready to be served.

Quite honestly, this recipe looks so tempting that whether you’re fasting or not, you will want to try making it at least once! Let us know in the comments if you’re trying this one out by yourself or not!

Cover Image Courtesy: Instagram/sanjeevkapoor

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