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Sarada Prithipal's Kitchen
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Adai


Number of servings: 6


A famous South snack with a slight variation of spices to normal dosai.  

List of ingredients:
QtyMeasureIngredientWt.(gms)
set 1
2 cups rice  
1/2 cup red gram dhal  
1/2 cup bengal gram dhal  
7 nos red chillies  
1/4 tsp aniseeds  
1 inch piece ginger  
1 tsp salt  
set 2
1 cup chopped small onions or big onions  
1/2 cup scraped coconut  
1 tbsp finely chopped curry leaves  
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves  

Cooking procedure
Soak the rice and dhal for 4 to 5 hours.

Grind together the ingredients given in set 1 in a mixie or wet grinder.

Mix the ingredients in set 2 to the batter.

Heat the tawa ,pour a teaspoon of oil in the middle and pour a deep spoon of the batter and spread the batter to 1/2"inch thickness.

Pour another half spoon of oil on the sides and cook till crisp on both sides on medium flame.
Storage tips:
The batter can be stored in the refrigerator.Mix the ingredients in set 2 while making the adai.
Any additional information:
The batter should be coarse and thick in consistency.

The batter is spread using the hands otherwise spread with the spoon.

Apply some ghee if desired while serving

Other recipes that go well with this one: Special Sambhar
Kadappa (green gram curry)
coconut chutney for snacks
Spicy tomato chutney

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