Thavala Adai | How to make Thavala Adai

By Subhashni Venkatesh  |  8th Jan 2018  |  
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About Thavala Adai Recipe

Thavala Adai is a protein rich , holiday breakfast. Since it is made using dals and lot of oil, it is made as breakfasft only and not for dinner. It is Thanjavur special breakfast recipe. Since it was made in a Bronze vessel called "Thavala" in olden days it got its name.

Thavala Adai, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Subhashni Venkatesh. Thavala Adai is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Thavala Adai is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Thavala Adai by Subhashni Venkatesh is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Thavala Adai.

Thavala Adai

Ingredients to make Thavala Adai

  • Raw rice 3 cups
  • chana dal - 1/2 cup
  • urad dal - 1/2 cup
  • thur dal 1/2 cup
  • Red chillies 5
  • crushed pepper - 2 tsp
  • cumin 2 tea spoons
  • sour curd 500 ml
  • chopped coconut pieces 2 tb spoons
  • sesame oil - 1/4 th cup
  • coconut oil - 1/4 th cup
  • ghee 1/4 cup
  • asafoetida 1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste

How to make Thavala Adai

  1. Powder the dals, rice, red chillies to semolina consistency. Soak them in curd with salt and hing.
  2. Keep aside for an hour. Then add water , pepper, cumin powder and coconut pieces, bring to batter consistency.
  3. Mix the two oils and ghee in a cup and use this stuff for making adai.
  4. Heat an iron cast, heavy pan. Pour two table spoons of oil mixture and pour two ladles of batter. No need to spread. Drizzle two teaspoons of oil around.
  5. Cook on both sides to crisp in medium flame and serve hot.

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