Adai Recipe - Spicy and flavourful - this is another variant of dosa.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Parboiled rice, Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal)

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Breads


Adai Recipe - How to make Adai


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Parboiled rice soaked1 cup

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) soaked1/4 cup

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) soaked 1/4 cup

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked1/4 cup

  • Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) soaked1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tbsp + for cooking

  • Dried red chillies 2

  • Curry leaves 7-8

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped2

  • Ginger chopped1/2 inch piece


Step 1

Drain and grind rice, chana dal, toor dal, urad dal and moong dal with little water.

Step 2

Add salt, turmeric powder and asafoetida and grind till smooth. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 3

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a small non stick pan. Chop red chillies and remove seeds.

Step 4

Chop curry leaves.Add mustard seeds to the oil and when they splutter add red chilies and curry leaves and sauté for ½ second.

Step 5

Add this tempering to the batter and mix well. Add green chillies and ginger and mix.

Step 6

Heat a non stick tawa and grease it lightly.

Step 7

Spread a ladle of batter to a medium sized round adai and cook till the underside is golden.

Step 8

Drizzle a little oil over it, turn it over and cook till both sides are evenly golden and crisp.

Step 9

Serve hot.

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