Monday, May 9, 2011

ADAI RECIPE

      Adai is a variety of dosa ,but it is made little thicker than dosa and it includes the addition of variety of dal also. My grandmother makes this very yummy and she generously pours a lot of oil to this and we relish this with jaggery without considering anything about weight gain.
    Adding small onions(shallots) will enhance the taste and we always add a big cup of finely chopped shallots while making adai. Here comes my grandmother’s version of making adai.
adai
INGREDIENTS:
IDLI RICE 1 CUP
TOOR DHAL 1/2 CUP
CHANNA DAL 1/2 CUP
REDCHILLI 4-5
SHALLOTS 1 CUP(FINELY CHOPPED)
ASAFEDITA 1/4 TSP
CURRY LEAVES FEW
SALT AS NEEDED
OIL 1 TBLSP/ADAI
ADAI
METHOD:
  • Soak rice and both the dals separately in water for 2 hours.
rice dal
  • Peel the skin of the shallots and chop them finely.
peel chop
  • Grind the rice into a fine paste by adding the asafetida ,curry leaves and red chilies.You can add water while grinding.
IMG_8307 rice
  • Grind the dal coarsely without adding much of water.
dal
  • Mix this nicely with the smoothly ground rice.
  • Add salt and finely chopped onions.
  • Mix well and add water (if it is required)to get the right consistency.
  • The batter should be little thick than the dosa batter.
  • Heat a dosa griddle and when it is hot, put the flame to medium.
  • Pour the batter  to form a circle shaped thick adai.
  • Place a hole in the center.
  • Pour Oil around the circle adai and also on the hole in the center.
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  • After a few minutes,(when it et cooked on the top side )flip it over and bring the flame to simmer.
flip

  • Drizzle a few drops of oil on it(preferably coconut oil) ..
  • Allow the other side of the adai to get cooked.
  • Keep in the tawa till it turns crispy and gives a nice golden brown colour.
  • Enjoy hot with Milagai Podi orAviyal.
  • We all love to have this jaggery .
adai
  1. Be generous in adding oil to the adai.
  2. Always serve this hot.
  3. You can also add a cup of drumstick leaves to the adai batter.
  4. A cup of grated coconut can be added ,in that case,onions can be omitted.
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54 comments:

  1. kanna pinna crisp jayashri... tempting pa..

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  2. Thanks a lot srividhya,thats super quick indeed

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  3. kara kara moru moru adai. NIce and crispy. tempting

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  4. nice recipe ...love to try this..looks so perfect and delicious..

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  5. U give me this adai night and day...I can have it without complaining like it soo much...:) Has come out soo good

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  6. Whoa! That looks so crisp! Delicious adai!
    US Masala

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  7. We made this sterday. We made it a bit different by adding urad dal. Urs is looking too good. I love its color .perfect !!

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  8. Perfect and crispy adai!

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  9. My MIL makes this often and I just love them with a simple coconut chutney...

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  10. wow the upper crust is tempting me to have it right now !! delicious adai

    Deepa
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  11. Crispy yummy adai...looks delicious...

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  12. Wow... super-crispy adais... just makes me drool and reminds me that I havent done adais for a long time now.. Want to try soon... Would love to have with jaggery/sugar.. so good.. making a hole in a middle is new to me though..
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  13. very nice adai....eye appealing...

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  14. adai looks yummy! I make it in a different way.I will add all the lentils available at home and very little rice.;)
    My hubby loves the adai-aviyal combination.

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  15. WOW... This is my all time fav... Looking so good. YUM!

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  16. I love adai , usually use some coconut too . Your version sounds yum too

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  17. That looks so crisp! Delicious adai!

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  18. Looks crisp n yummy...protein packed food

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  19. Wow,my favorite,just like sharmi have told,I can live with it,provided my stomach co operates with me ;) hehe
    The last pic shows in detail how yummy your adai is :)

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  20. Looks so crispy n perfect ....I love with jaggery too ...so tempting dear ..

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  21. looks perfect and crispy dear...
    nice clicks :)

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  22. I am really tempted to have a plate of this...Nice picture and eating with jaggery is very new to me

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  23. I've been meaning to make this for so long now! looks yum

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  24. Love adais with spicy coocnut chutney,looks super crispy..

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  25. yummy adai with crispy corners...

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  26. Healthy & crispy!!! We never add onions to it...Bet it makes these delicious adais all the more tasty!!
    Prathima Rao
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  27. Adai looks so crispy and yummy!!!

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  28. crispy adai..........feels like grabbing it....

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  29. Its been long time i had this,u r tempting me...luks too gud.

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  30. My fav ever..love it all time, I can eat this all day long..

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  31. Ohh wow, your adai looks mouthwatering! I'd love to have a piece with a cuppa...NOW!

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  32. Very nice recipe dear. My fav too...

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  33. Perfectly made crisp adai...my MIL makes wonderful and crisp adai with hole in between and pours ghee in there...too many calories but I really like it.

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  34. Love this, though it's been a long time since I made...

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  35. What a coincidence.. today's dnner is methi leaves adai :) I love how crispy yours looks. I'll try your method of grinding the rice first and then dhal the next time i make.

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  36. I never heard of this .. But i love dosa, so I am sure i will enjoy this..
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  37. Love the varieties of adais, ur recipe is surely a hit :P lovely pictorial presentation!hope to see u more often

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  38. Lovely Recipe Jaishree looks so delicious and crispy ...I surely missed ur delicious posts:)

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  39. Looks irresistible .I love it with butter

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  40. Crispy and tasty adai. We all love this. adai with jaggery and butter Yum!!! lovley clicks.

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  41. cripsy and delicious looking adais

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  42. Love the addition of shallots. looks delicious and sounds great with jaggery.

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  43. Nice crispy adai....i love it with avial...

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  44. i love adai
    it s looks yummy,it goes best with jaggery....

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  45. Adai looks great. You can add also grated carrot, cabbage to the dough. My mom even add chou chou to it. yummy way to get the kids to eat their veggies.

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  46. Hi Jeyashri, I am new to your website. My Adai recipe is little with raw rice, chana dal & tuvar dal in equal proportions and soak them together and do a coarse grinding. Rest all same like adding shallots, etc. I also make Adai by adding a bunch of Methi leaves(Just cut them and no grinding PLEASE) and shallots of course. Ithu try panni paarungo...OORE(City) MANAKKUM...TRUST ME. NEXT TIME ONWARDS YOU WILL SAY GOODBYE TO MURUNGA KEERA ADAI.

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  47. Hi. I tried this proportion yesterday and it came out perfect. The colour taste and texture all were good. Thanks for sharing your grandma‘s recipe. (:

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  48. Looks very tempting.. Adai being a litle heavy, i wish to have them in the morning. Is it fine if i prepare the batter the previous night, refrigerete & use it the next morning to make adai ? Will adais turn out crispy?

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    1. Yes you cn do it. It will turn out crispy

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