Thursday 4 July 2013

Adai Dosa
Ingredients to grind.
Toordal - 1/4 cup
Bengal gramdal - 1/4 cup
Moongdal - 1/4 cup
Uraddal - 1/4 cup
Idly Rice or Raw Rice - 1 cup
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds / Sombu - 1 tsp
Whole red chilli - 5 nos

Other ingredients to mix with Adai batter.
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Thinly sliced onion - 1/4 cup
Chopped coriander and curry leaves - 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Asafetida / Hing - little
Salt to taste
Water required
Oil required to smear around adais
Adai recipe
Wash and soak urad dal, gram dal, moong dal, toor dal and rice together in water for 4 hours.
Grind the soaked dals and rice, along with cumin seeds, fennel seed, whole red chilli together until smooth like dosa batter.
To the ground adai batter add grated coconut, sliced onion, chopped curry leaves, chopped coriander leaves, turmeric powder, asafetida, salt and little water.
Mix well the batter, the batter should not be too thick or too thin, should be like dosa batter. Set aside the adai batter to rest for atleast 30 mins.
Heat a dosa tawa, add a ladle full of adai batter to the center of tawa and start spreading the batter from center in circular motion like making dosa. Adai has to be lightly thick.
Smear 1 tsp oil around adai and cook adai on medium heat until both sides of adai are golden brown and crisp.
Serve hot adai with
Coconut chutney.
Chettinad Adai Recipe


Radhika said...

Love to find your chettinad blog. Chettinad adai looks very delicious. Will try soon and post outcome.

Radhika said...

Adai recipe was very easy to make and it was packed with flavours, not like other adai recipes found on other blogs. Very nice expecting more such chettinad recipes.

Anonymous said...

Newbie to cooking, impressed my in laws with this adai. Thanks.

Unknown said...

very nice tasty and lovely recipe