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Adai(അടി,అడఐ ,अदाई)

adai

Adai is a typical Kerala Breakfast recipe which is  made of lentils and rice. It  is filling , healthier as it has proteins from dals , calories from rice , drumstick and carrot rich in nutrients.

Regional Dish: Kerala ; Tamilnadu.

Cuisine Style : Kerala | Cooking Time 25 minutes | Taken with any Chutney, butter, jaggery , idli powder | Type Break fast | Shelf Life : 1 day| Quantity: 6 servings.

Appx. Nutritional values : calculated for one serving ( 2 nos)

Calories (350 Kcal), Carbohydrates (20 g), Protein (8 g), Fat (2 g).

Ingredients :

  • Raw rice : 1 cup
  • Par Boiled rice : 1cup
  • Toor dal : 1/4 cup
  • Channa dal : 1/4 cup
  • Urad dal : ¼ cup
  • Moong dal : 2tbsp
  • Green chillies : 2 nos
  • Red chillies : 2 nos
  • Ginger :  1tbsp ( finely chopped)
  • Salt as required
  • Oil for making adai.

Ingredients added to batter

  • Asafoetida :  ¼  tsp
  • Onions : 2 finely chopped
  • Fresh grated coconut : 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves : 5 nos
  • Coriander leaves : 2 tbsp ( finely chopped)
  • Grated carrot :  ½ ( optional)
  • Drumstick leaves : handful (optional)

Method :

  1. Soak rice and all the dals  together  for 4- 5 hours.
  2. Grind the above soaked rice and dal mixture in to  coarsely along with red chillies, green chillies, ginger and salt. The batter should not be thick nor runny .
  3. Now to the above grinded mixture add asafoetida, finely chopped onions, curry leaves, grated coconut and  coriander leavesand mix well.
  4. Heat a griddle or a non stick tawa and pour a ladle of batter and spread it in circular motion. Add a tsp of oil around it. Let it get cooked.
    Then flip it over to the other side and drizzle a tsp of oil around the adai. Let it get cooked.
  5. After both sides are cooked remove from tawa and serve it hot with  any chutney or butter or jaggery or any idli powders

 

 

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