Saturday, 30 August 2014

Adai Rotti

Lentils are good for so many parts of your life: your body, your blood, your pocketbook, your taste buds, and even the environment. Most recipes with lentils are gluten-free and sugar-free. So here comes the recipe using lentils Adai Rotti.

Ingredients to prepare Adai Rotti:

2cups Rice flour
1/4th cup Curry leaves and coriander leaves finely chopped
1/2tsp cumin seeds
1/4th cup grated coconut
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 tsp hing
Salt as per taste

To grind
1 cup Channa Dal
1cup Tuar Dal
1/2 cup moong Dal
Green chilli 3

To prepare Adai Rotti:

1. Soak lentils/Dal's for 1 to 2 hrs and grind them with green chillies using very little water. Let the mixture be coarse, do not grind it like dosa batter.
2. Take a bowl pour dal paste. Add rice flour, curry leaves, coriander leaves, cumin seeds, grated coconut, onions, hing ad salt and mix well. Prepare rotti dove by adding required amount of water.
3. Place a Tawa or non stick pan on the medium flame, Greece the pan with ghee or oil. Once the pan is hot place the rotti bater on the centre and pat it into 1/2" thick circle. Roast rotti on both sides till is red. Adai Rotti is ready to serve. Serve with curry leaf chutney and home made ghee.

Tips / Notes :

  • Prepare only as many rottis as you want. You can refrigerate the dough and use whenever you want.
  • U can add mint paste to this rotti bater to make Mint Adai Rotti.

Health Benefits of Lentils:

1. Low cost
2. High Protein
3. High Nutrition
4. Low in Fat and Sodium
5. Most Alkaline of all Protein Sources
6. Easy to Digest and Cook
7. High in Cholesterol-Lowering Fiber (both soluble and insoluble)

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

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