Adai | How to make Adai

By Subashini Murali  |  22nd May 2016  |  
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  • How to make Idli/Dosa Batter

About Adai Recipe

Its Made with rice & variety of lentils. Its Healthy, whole some, tasty and protein packed breakfast.

Adai, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Adai is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Subashini Murali. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Adai is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Adai recipe by Subashini Murali. Adai can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Adai just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Adai can serve 4 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Adai.


Ingredients to make Adai

  • 1 cup Raw rice
  • 1 cup boiled rice ( Idli rice )
  • 1/2 Cup Toor dal
  • 1/2 cup Chana dal
  • 1/4 cup Horse gram / Moong dal
  • 1/4 cup Urad dal
  • 4 red chilli
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp hing
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 4 garlic pearls chopped
  • 2 green chilies chopped
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves & coriander chopped
  • oil ( gingily oil tastes good )
  • salt for taste

How to make Adai

  1. Wash & soak rice & Dal's for 3-4 hours.
  2. Grind it with red chilli's & fennel seeds to a coarse paste.
  3. Mix all the ingredients in the batter (batter should be little thicker than dosa batter).
  4. Heat the dosa tawa & pour a laddle of batter and spread it like we make dosa.
  5. Drizzle generous amount of oil and flip.
  6. Cook it till it turns golden brown and crisp.
  7. Serve hot with coconut chutney, jaggery.

My Tip:

You can add drumstick leaves or grated lauki to the batter.

Reviews for Adai (2)

Meenakshi Mali3 years ago

Will try it.

Shereen Fatima3 years ago

looks so yummy

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