Sweet Adai

A favourite South Indian snack made sweet and healthy with jaggery and whole wheat flour. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Sweet Adai

Main Ingredients Whole wheat flour (atta), Jaggery (gur)
Cuisine Tamil Nadu
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Sweet Adai

  • 2 cups Whole wheat flour (atta)
  • ? cup Jaggery (gur) grated
  • to taste Salt
  • a pinch Green cardamom
  • for garnishing Fresh coconut ½ cup scraped +
  • for cooking Ghee


  1. Heat some water in a non-stick pan. Add half the jaggery, mix and let it melt. Bring the mixture to a boil. Switch off heat and cool.
  2. Take flour in a bowl. Add salt and cardamom powder and mix well. Add coconut and mix again.
  3. Add cooled jaggery water and mix well. Keep on adding water as required to make a thick batter. Add remaining jaggery to the batter and mix well.
  4. Heat 1 teaspoon ghee a non-stick pan. Pour a ladleful of batter in the pan and spread it to a medium disc or adai. Cook on low heat till underside turns golden. Flip and cook till the other side also turns golden.
  5. Halve each adai and serve hot garnished with coconut.