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Adai Recipe

Looking for an easy Adai recipe? Learn how to make Adai using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by manjularangarajan

Makes 10 servings



Adai-a nutritious break fast item is made of rice, lentils, and other dried beans; with fresh ginger and red chillies, it is crispy and savoury.

Recipe Ingredients for Adai

3/4 cup Rice
1/2 cup lentil
1/2 cup chickpeas, bengal gram
1/2 cup black beans
1/2 cup chopped onions
6 pepper, red, dried
2 tsp ginger root
10 tsp oil
1 salt to taste

Recipe Directions for Adai

  1. soak the rice, lentils, bengal gram, black beans and red chillies for four hours.

  2. wash thoroughly.

  3. grind coarsely, adding about a cup of water.

  4. add salt, onion and ginger root.

  5. heat griddle.

  6. pour a laddle of the batter, spread to make a round pancake.

  7. add a teaspoon of oil around the outer edges of the adai and a few drops on the adai.

  8. cook on slow flame for about 4 minutes,

  9. flip and cook the second side till adai is done.

  10. for crispier adais, cook longer, with a little extra oil.

Categories

Rice, Breakfast, Main Dish, Indian, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 54.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
197
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
20mg
1%
Potassium
350mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
29.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
6.5g
26%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
7.6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 3% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
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