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|Alternative names||Paddu, Ponganalu, Kuzhi paniyaram, appe|
|Place of origin||India|
|Region or state||Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Maharashtra|
|Main ingredients||rice and black lentils batter|
Paniyaram (Malayalam: പനിയാരം) is an Indian dish made by steaming batter using a mould. It is named variously paddu, guliyappa, yeriyappa, gundponglu (Kannada: ಪಡ್ಡು, ಗುಳಿಯಪ್ಪ, ಎರಿಯಪ್ಪ), kuzhi paniyaram (Tamil: குழிப்பணியாரம்), ponganalu, gunta (Telugu: పొంగనాలు, గుంట), or Tulu: appadadde, appe (Marathi: आप्पे) . The batter is made of black lentils and rice and is similar in composition to the batter used to make idli and dosa. The dish can also be made spicy or sweet with chillies or jaggery respectively. Paniyaram is made on a special pan that comes with multiple small indentations.
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