Thavala adai | How to make Thavala adai

By Neeru Srikanth  |  20th Jun 2016  |  
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About Thavala adai Recipe

A south indian evening snack which is made in thavalai (pot). The dish consumes a lot of oil but tastes heaven. Cooking this dish in thavalai needs lots of patience and the alternative version is to cook in non-stick pan. This consumes comparatively lesser oil and time.

Thavala adai is delicious and authentic dish. Thavala adai by Neeru Srikanth is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Thavala adai is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minutes and it takes 45 minutes to cook it properly. Thavala adai is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Thavala adai. Thavala adai is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Thavala adai is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Thavala adai at your home.

Thavala adai

Ingredients to make Thavala adai

  • Raw rice – 400gms
  • Toor dal – 75 gms
  • Bengal Gram – 75gms
  • Urad dal – 50 gms
  • pepper – 2 tsp
  • cumin – 2 tsp
  • oil – 2 tsp
  • hing – 1 small piece
  • mustard – ½ tsp
  • Bengal Gram –1 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Grated coconut – 100gms
  • Dry Red Chili – 2
  • curry leaves – bunch
  • water – 400ml

How to make Thavala adai

  1. Grind the Raw Rice ,Toor dhal ,Bengal Gram , Urad dhal,Pepper ,Cumin into a coarse powder.
  2. Take a pan add oil and temper Oil,Hing,Mustard,Bengal Gram,Urad dhal
  3. Cut red chili and add it.
  4. Add curry leaves and let it fry.
  5. Add 400ml of water to this and let it boil.
  6. Add coconut and let it cook for 2 mins
  7. Add the ground mix of the items mentioned in “To Grind” section (Point 1) or the upma mix.
  8. Keep stirring without forming lumps. Let it get cooked.
  9. Close it with lid and allow it to cool down.
  10. Once cool down, make them into lemon size balls. Sprinkle water in the mix if you feel it is too dry to make as ball.
  11. Make them as patty and make a small cup in between. Do not put hole like vada, instead just make it a small cup.
  12. Take a non-stick pan and add oil. Arrange the patties in batches and flip them until crispy. You may add oil in the cups so that while flipping it gets spread evenly.
  13. Thavala ada in nonstick pan is ready. There is generally no dipping needed for this dish, we just consume it as it is.

My Tip:

You may use the arisi upma mix if you have it at home.

Reviews for Thavala adai (1)

Maithili Thangkhiew2 years ago

Can't wait to try, thanks for sharing :)

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