Adai/Lentil Dosa

Rumana Rawat
Rumana Rawat|
Last updated on Jan 11th
Adai is a very famous South Indian dish which is made from a mixture of lentils and rice.
  • Prep Time0Minutes
  • Cooking Time10Minutes
  • Serves4people

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1/2 cup mix lentils (toor dal urad dal channa dal)
  • 5 to 6 dry red chillis
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida/hing
  • Oil as required
  • Salt to taste

Recipe Preparation

  1. Soak the rice and dal together for 2- 3 hours.
  2. Grind it to smooth paste along with red chilli, curry leaves, ginger, hing and salt. Note that the batter should not be thick nor watery.
  3. Heat a griddle or a non stick tawa and pour a ladle full of batter and spread it in a circular motion
  4. Drizzle a tsp of oil around the adai. Let it cook for a while. Once cooked remove it from the tawa.
  5. Serve it hot with a side of coconut chutney.
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