Thursday, March 6, 2008

Adai & Chutney

Adai is a healthy & whole some Breakfast. Made with rice & all pulses its high in protein. Good & filling Breakfast for all & a healthy way to start the day!


Raw Rice - 2 cups
Tur Dhal- 1/4 cup
Channa Dhal- 1/4 cup
Horse Gram - 1/4 cup
Udad Dhal - 1/4 cup
Black eyed peas - 1/4 cup
Kabuli Channa - 1/4 cup
Black Channa -1/4 cup
Moong - 1/4 cup
Moong Dhal - 1/4 cup
Onion - 1
Red Chillies - 8
Curry leaves - few
Salt - to taste
Oil - little


1. Soak Rice & all dhals together for 4-5 hours.

2. Chop onion into big pieces & fry in little oil. Add in red chillies & curry leaves & saute for 2-3 mts.

3. Add the soaked ingredients along with the fried ingredients & grind to a coarse paste. Add required salt & mix well.

4. Spread as regular dosas & serve hot with Chutney.

Coconut Chutney


Coconut - 1/2 cup
G.Chillies - 4
Garlic - 1 pod
Ginger - 1" piece
Hing - 1/4 tsp
Salt - To taste

To Season: Oil, Mustard seeds & Curry leaves.


1. Grind all the things in the Ingredients together to a fine paste. Add water as required.

2. Transfer to a bowl & season.

Enjoy hot adais & yummy Coconut Chutney with a steaming hot cup of Filter coffee!


EC said...

Quite a healthy adai with many new ingredients that are normally not used in adai...great going

Cham said...

Different ingredients in adai , a protein loaded Adai Seema :)wonderful start up for breakfast.

Red Chillies said...

Seema, loved your variation of adding so many beans/lentils to the adai. Very nutritious!

jayasree said...

You have made the adai more healthy with all those pulses in it. A change for the usual adai.

Purnima said...

Seema , I have never tried Adai, your s looks packed with nutrition with the ingr. list! Lovely one!!! (Maybe next dosa you wd try the 16 or 20 beans mixture you get there!)
Thanks for sharing!!!

Laavanya said...

Nothing beats adai...! So simple and yummy.

Vanamala Hebbar said...

seema same bfast today :)

healthy adai knw!!! pics looks good

Asha said...

Love Adai, perfectly balanced meal!:

Pravs said...

i make adai too ! so tasty and delicious. have to try your...has more ingredients from the one i make.

Unknown said...

Adai.. Never tried it.. Shall try with ur recipe !! Looks yum !! Healthy BF !!

Dhivya said...

wow!adai looks great seema....never mad eadai before....but tasted once in my frind 's place...must try

Meera said...

I don't know if my last comment was saved. I got an error!:-(

KonkaniBlogger said...

Wow, nutritious adai..Will try soon..

Finla said...

Very healthy indeed; send it to manisa, she is hosting healthy breakfast event

Uma said...

Looks lovely, Seema! Great recipe.

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

Have heard a lot about adai from almost everyone... but have never got myself to try it. Your post is inspiring me.. thanx

Sia said...

packed with proteins... have u tried adai and avial combo?