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Adai batter

By: usha of dubai, AE

dosa made of dals and rice

Filed in Miscellaneous

Serves 2 people

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A very famous south indian preperation


  • 1 cup chana dal
  • 1 cup tuvar dal
  • 2 cups rice(raw rice)
  • a few curry leaves
  • coconut (grated) 1cup
  • red chillis 10 to 12
  • coriander leaves 1cup
  • salt to taste
  • l.g.powder 1pinch


  1. Soak rice and dals after washing for 45 minutes to a maximum of one hour.
  2. Grind all the ingredients to a coarse paste using water.
  3. The batter should be little thick. adding more water makes adai soft.
  4. When making adais, add some water to the batter, add chopped onions and make like dosas.
  5. Serve hot with coconut chutney or chutney powder

Latest Comments

By lakshmi srinivas on 7/19/2008 11:42:00 PM

thanq usha,i tried out this recipe.everyone liked it.i made it more nutritous by adding a handful of tender drumstick leaves.

By usha on 6/18/2008 10:30:00 PM

hi laxmi,the last ingredient is L.G.powder .also known as asafoetida.

By laxmi srinivas on 4/11/2008 11:35:00 PM

can't follow the last ingredient.kindly check out if ther is a mistake.


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