Spicy Adai

Published under: Adai

Parboiled Rice – 1 cup
Raw Rice – 1/4 cup
Toor Dal – 1/2 cup
Urad Dal – 1/2 tblsp
Bengal Gram Dal – 1 tblsp
Red Chillies – 6
Asafoetida Powder – 1 tsp
Salt – 1 tsp
Onion – 1, chopped (optional)
Coconut – 1/4 cup, grated (optional)
Curry Leaves – few, chopped
Gingelly Oil as required


1. Wash the rice and dals separately.
2. Soak in water for 4 hours.
3. Wash and drain the water.
4. Combine them together and add red chillies, asafoetida powder and salt.
5. Grind to a thick coarse batter, thicker than a dosa batter. If required add enough water.
6. Add the chopped onions, curry leaves and coconut to the batter.
7. Mix well.
8. Heat a tawa over medium flame.
9. Pour a ladleful of the batter and spread evenly.
10. Apply oil around the edges and cook till both sides turn light golden brown.
11. Serve with avial or coconut chutney.

Note: image is for illustration purposes only and not that of the actual recipe.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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