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LIFE & STYLE => Main Meals => Topic started by: Rhea Thomas on July 05, 2009, 04:20:42 AM

Title: Adai
Post by: Rhea Thomas on July 05, 2009, 04:20:42 AM

Par boiled rice- 2 cups
Red gram dhal- cup
Bengal gram dhal- cup
Green chillies- 6
Grated coconut- 3 tablespoons
Coarsely powdered pepper and cumin -1 teaspoon.
Chopped coriander leaves and curry leaves- 2 tablespoons
Salt to taste - optional
oil- for frying - use sparingly

Makes about 20 Adais

Directions :

Soak rice and dhal together for 2-3 hours. Grind it along with coconut and chillies till it becomes a thick paste. Mix in the other ingredients. Heat a heavy dosa pan and spread little batter on it using the ladle into a thick circular adai. Add a teaspoon of oil around and fry on both sides in medium flame. Serve hot with chutney or tomato sauce.