Adai dosa recipe

Recipe Categories: Breakfast Dishes

Adai dosa is a healthy breakfast dish prepared with variety of dal with rice along with ginger, cumin, coriander, chilies and coconut, which makes a spicy and tasty dosa’s, It can be prepared instantly or also fermented, adai dosa is served with coconut chutney, jaggery mixed with coconut mixture, chutney pudi or sambar. It is a nutritious dosa recipe, rich in proteins and vitamins. Do try and enjoy as a healthy breakfast or as a evening snack.


Rice – 1 cup

Parboiled rice – 1/2 cup

Tur dal – 1/2 cup

Bengal gram (chana dal) – 1/2 cup

Green gram (moong dal) – 1/2 cup

Black gram (urad dal) – 1/2 cup

Flattened rice – 1/4 cup

Cumin – 1 tsp

Coriander – 1 tsp

Dry red chilies – 5 – 6 no’s

Coconut – 1/2 cup grated

Ginger – 1/2 inch





To make or to prepare Adai dosa –

Rinse rice and dal in water, drain and soak rice with dal’s, separately soak flattened rice. Soak it for 3 – 4 hours. Grind soaked ingredients along with coconut, ginger, chilies, cumin and coriander to a coarsely grounded batter similar to dosa batter consistency, (The consistency of the batter must be not too thin or too thick in consistency).


Add salt and combine with the batter properly.


Rest it for 30 min, before you prepare.


Heat a flat pan by greasing oil on it, when the pan it hot pour a ladle of batter and spread it in circular motion. Drizzle a tsp of oil/ghee/butter around the dosa.


Let it get cooked. Once cooked, flip it over to the other side and drizzle another tsp of oil around it.
After both sides are cooked well, remove from tawa and serve it hot with chutney or butter or jaggery mixed with grated coconut or best when served with chutney pudi (Chutney powder)
Notes –
Grind the batter coarsely not too smooth. Once the batter is ready you can make your dosa’s right away or it taste good if the batter is kept for fermentation for over night.
Add chilies if you prefer more spicy.
Vegans can avoid adding ghee and butter and follow the same method to prepare adai.
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