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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Bran Adai (Bran Rice Adai)

Adai is a South-Indian Special 'Lentil Dosa'.This Bran Rice Adai is a healthier version or one of the varieties of Adai.U can try this Adai adding Spinach  or Oats or sprouted Moongdal or Uraddal.U  can add 3 pepper corns while grinding the Adai batter- if u like it being added and reduce redchillies then.The taste of Adai infact increases by  adding these extra ingredients.Try this Adai at home and Enjoy ur Dinner or Breakfast!. BonAppetit!.

Bran Adai - Adai made with Bran Rice,lentils and spices

Ingredients :

1 cup Bran Rice
1/2 cup gramdal(Kadalai Parupu)
1/4 cup Tur dal
1/4 cup Raw-rice
6 red chillies
1  Onion-finely chopped
2 tbsp coconut thin slices-finely cut
1/2 tsp grated ginger
1/4 tsp asafotida powder
few coriander leaves
few curry leaves
1/2 tsp salt
50 ml water
1/2 cup refined oil-for doing adai

Directions :

    1.Soak Bran Rice,turdal,gramdal and raw-rice together for an hour.Wash them well.
    2.Grind the ingredients in Step1 and with 50ml water and red chillies - to a little coarse batter(the batter should not be fine).
    3.Add chopped onions,chopped coconut pieces,grated ginger,curry leaves,coriander leaves, salt and asafoetida powder.Mix this adai batter well.
    4.Heat Adai-pan(dosa pan like but curved in the centre) on medium flame and spread little oil.
     5.Then spread 1 big-spoonful adai batter like dosa and pour little oil around the edges.Turn the the adai after 1  1/2 mins or till it turns golden brown on bothsides.Do all the adais like this.
    6.Serve this Mixed-Veg Adai with Split gramdal Thick Chutney(Pottu kadalai chutney)or coconut chutney or Avial Curry.

Pottukadalai Thick Chutney:

This is one of the easiest and mild spiced chutney.U can also add  1/2 gooseberry size tamarind, 1 garlic  and 1 cm ginger pieceto this chutney - but it is optional.

Ingredients:
100 gms Split gram dal 100gms
1 green chilli
1/4 tsp salt

Directions
1.Grind the ingredients together adding 50 ml water into a fine paste.
2.Serve it with hot Bran Adai.

U might also like:

Mixed Veg Adai
Uraddal Adai
Veg Wheat Dosa
Oats Mungdal Dosa
Avial (Microwave Recipe)
Drumsticks Avial

6 comments:

Princy Vinoth said...

nice healthy recipe!

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Santosh Bangar said...

healthy adie

divya said...

Hmm, looks so delicious and healthy dosa..

Uma said...

Seems you are very very dynamic and posting many recipes :-) This looks super and tempting.

Cheers,
Uma
My Kitchen Experiments

மாய உலகம் said...

nice healthy recipe.. thanks

Ramya said...

What a healthy adai...yummy!