Saturday, March 21, 2009

Thavalai Adai


Raw Rice 1/2 cup
Bengal gram dhal 1/2 cup
Thuvar dhal 1/2 cup
urad dhal 1/2 cup
moong dhal 1/4 cup

Red chillies 5
green chillies 5
ginger one inch piece
coconut 3 pieces
asafoetida powder 1 tsp
cut coriander leaves 1/4 cup
cut curry leaves 1/4 cup
mustard seeds 1 tsp
Fortune Refined Sunflower oil  as required
salt as required


1.Mix rice with bengalgram dhal and thuvar dhal.Soak for one
hour.Grind it with red chillies,salt and asafoetida.Grind
coarsely.Keep aside.
2.Soak urad dhal and moongdhal separately for half an hour.
Grind urad dhal till smooth and frothy.
Drain moongdhal.
3.Cut coconut into small pieces.
4.Cut ginger and green chillies into small pieces.

Take a bowl and mix all four items well.Heat oil,season with mustard
seeds and pour over the batter.Add cut coriander leaves,and curry
Heat a Tawa and spread little batter into thick round adai.Add a
teaspoon of oil around and put two or three holes in the centre.Reduce
the flame and wait till crisp on both sides.

Enjoy with tomoto chutney

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