Adai/Lentil Dosa | How to make Adai/Lentil Dosa

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By Rumana Rawat
Created on 6th Oct 2015
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  • 9 reviews
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  • By Rumana Rawat
    Created on 6th Oct 2015

About Adai/Lentil Dosa

Adai is a very famous South Indian dish which is made from a mixture of lentils and rice.

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Adai/Lentil Dosa


  • 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


  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.

Reviews for Adai/Lentil Dosa (9)

Swati Sonsale17 hours ago
nice, tasty dish

Geeta Nannaware17 hours ago
very tasty dish,my family members enjoyed a lot

Manjushree Sooraj17 hours ago
should we keep it overnight for fermenting? or use instantly...

Julie Nain17 hours ago
do v need to ferment

Vidhya Lakshmi17 hours ago
Is it raw rice??

Sonali Banerji Roy17 hours ago

Dhara Shambh9 months ago

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