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Friday, August 05, 2011

Mixed Veg Adai

Adai is a South-Indian Speciality popular in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.It can be said as 'Lentil Dosa'.U  can try varieties in this.One of them is Mixed-Veg Adai.U can try this adai with Spinach  by adding 1 1/2 cup chopped spinach leaves or Oats or sprouted Moongdal or Uraddal.The taste of this dish never gets diminished by  adding these extra ingredients.Try this Adai at home and Enjoy ur Breakfast!.BonAppetit!.

Mixed Veg Adai - Adai made with Mixed Veg,lentils and spices

Ingredients :

1 1/2 cup Mixed Vegetables(1/2 carrot,4 french beans,2 tbsp capsicum,or a handful chopped spinach)
3 handful gramdhal
2 tbsp uraddhal-skinless
1 handful toor dhal
1 handful raw-rice
6 red chillies
1  Onion-finely chopped
2 tbsp coconut thin slices-finely cut
one handful grated coconut
1 tsp grated ginger
1/4 tsp asafotida powder
few coriander leaves
few curry leaves
1 tsp salt
50 - 100ml ml water
1/2 cup refined oil-for doing adai

Directions :

    1.Soak urad dhal,toordhal,gramdhal and raw-rice together for an hour or 2.Wash them well.
    2.Grind the ingredients in Step1 and with  red chillies adding 50ml water - to a little coarse batter(the batter should not be fine).
    3.Cut the mixed vegetables.
    4.Add chopped onions,grated coconut,chopped coconut pieces,grated ginger,curry leaves,coriander
leaves, salt and asafoetida powder.Mix this adai batter well.
    5.Heat Adai-pan(dosa pan like but curved in the centre) on medium flame and spread little oil and then
spread 4 tbsp or 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 carrot chutney or coconut chutney or Avial Curry or Veg Stew.

U  can add 3 pepper corns while grinding the Adai batter- if u like it being added.

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