Monday, 4 August 2014


Basic Rice and Dal Adai is a very popular south Indian breakfast dish served with coconut chutney. Adai is made of lentils and rice. It is usually prepared for breakfast and is filling and healthier than dosa. It is a comfort food which is enjoyed by everyone of all ages. These Adais tasts when had with coconutchutney. So do try this recipe I promise u'r kids are going to love them a lot.....

Ingredients for Basic Rice and Dal Adai :

1 cup Rice
1 tbsp  Tur Daal
1 tbsp Channa Dal
3 whole Red chillies
2 string Curry leaves
1 pinch Hing / Asafoetida
Salt as per taste
Oil to prepare Adai

To prepare Basic Rice and Dal Adai :

1. Take a bowl add Rice, Tur daal, Channa daal and wash with water.
2. For this add red chilly, curry leaves, salt, hing, add water little more than rice, and soak it over night (or) at least 4 hours, then put it into the blender and make a coarse and thicker batter.
3. Heat Oil in a griddle, Once the oil is hot enough pour the batter on it and spread the batter, (Compare to dosa, Adai is slightly thicker) and make some holes on the Adai and pour the oil, and put the lid on and let it cook for 2 minutes in a slow flame till it is crispy. Turn and cook on the other side with out the lid for 1 more min.
4. Serve this hot ADAI with butter and coconut chutney.

Tips / Notes :

·        U can adjust the rice and dal quantities as per your requirement.
·        If u want crispy Adai then increase the rice quantity.
·        If u want soft Adai then increase the Dals quantity.

So try this recipe and write back to us…We love to hear from you.

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