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Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian



  • 1 cup rice
  • ½ cup moong dal
  • ½ cup urad dal
  • ½ cup toor dal
  • ½ cup chana dal
  • 4-5 dry red chilli
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • ginger sliced
  • ¼ tsp asafetida
  • water
  • curry leaves
  • salt accoding to taste

Adai Garnishing

  • onion chopped
  • coriander leaves chopped
  • green chilli chopped
  • red chilli powder


  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 2 dry red chilli
  • 7-8 garlic cloves
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 tomato sliced
  • ¼ tsp asafetida
  • curry leaves
  • salt according to taste


  • oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • curry leaves



  • Take a large bowl add in rice, moong dal, urad dal, toor dal, chana dal and wash it with water properly.
  • Add water, red chilli, cumin seeds and curry leaves, let it soak for 7-8 hours or leave overnight
  • After soaking transfer them to a blender, add sliced ginger and grind it to make a coarse paste.
  • Transfer the paste into a bowl, add in asafoetida, salt and mix it well. (add in water to adjust the consistency)
  • In a pan heat some oil, pour batter and spread it with gentle hands.
  • Set flame on medium, sprinkle some sambar masala, chopped onion, coriander leaves, chopped green chilli and some red chilli powder.
  • Add some oil to make it crispy and let it cook.
  • Flip it and let it cook well from both the sides.


  • Heat a pan and add in some oil.
  • Add in urad dal and roast it.
  • Next add in red chilli, garlic, curry leaves, onion and roast it well.
  • After roasting add in tomatoes, coconut, asafetida and and salt to taste.
  • Cook till tomatoes are soft.
  • Turn off the heat once cool grind and make a paste of it.


  • In a pan heat some oil, add in mustard seed, turn the gas off and add in curry leaves.
  • Put tadka on the chutney and mix well.



Shilpi’s Quick Tricks
  • If you are using 1 cup rice then use ½ cup dals; so, the ratio should be 1:0.5.
  • Make the batter of flowing consistency.
  • Remove the chilli tops before grinding
  • Spread with light hands.
  • Sambar masala is optional but enhances taste.
  • Only grind when the mixture is completely cool.
Keyword adai, breakfast, mix dal dosa, quick recipe, south indian
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