Add dosa batter to a mixing bowl. In a pan temper mustard seeds. Once they crackle, add torn curry leaves, urad dal, and minced green chillies. Fry this for 2 minutes then pour this tadka over the batter and mix.
Add chopped onions, beets, cilantro and salt to the bowl and mix until combined.
Heat the appe pan, add a few drops of oil in each mold. Pour a spoonful of the batter or until ¾ of the paniyaram mold.
Cover the pan and allow the batter to cook for 2-3 minutes on a low or medium flame. Once the edges turn golden, turn each paniyaram with a wooden skewer or spoon and cook the other side as well until crisp.
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