firstly, in a large mixing bowl combine 1 cup rava, ¾ cup curd and ½ tsp salt.
mix well to form a paste without forming any lumps.
further add ½ cup water or as required.
mix well to form thick batter. keep aside.
in a kadai heat 2 tsp oil and saute 1 inch ginger, 1 green chilli and ½ onion.
saute for a minute or till onions shrink slightly.
transfer the roasted onions into prepared rava batter.
also add 5 curry leaves, 2 tbsp coriander leaves and combine well.
rest for 20 minutes or untill rava absorbs water.
furthermore add a pinch baking soda just before preparing appe and combine well.
heat paniyaram pan / guliyappa pan / appe pan, add add few drops of oil inside the holes.
now fill the holes with a tbsp of sooji batter in each.
cover and simmer for a minute or untill appe gets cooked slightly.
once the base turns golden, flip it over to the other side using a spoon.
simmer further and cook on low heat until it turns golden browns.
finally, serve instant rava paniyaram with tomato chutney or coconut chutney.