Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Monday, October 1, 2012

Paruppu adai -lentil crepe -adai dosa

Dal or lentils is the staple food in every Indian home.We are going to prepare paruppu adai with all Dals.Steps are explained with pictures.It can be well understood even for the begginers.

   Dal is every man’s meal and one of the healthy dishes in  Indian diet.Dal is a best substitute for vegetables.Lentils are a great choice for individuals suffering from Diabetes or Rheumatoid Arthritis. Lentils also provide you with enough nutrition to satisfy your daily recommended amount of Folate, Vitamin B, Iron and minerals such as Phosphorous and Manganese. 
    Adai we are going to prepare is made up  of four types of lentils.It is very rich in protein.Now we start preparing adai.

Paruppu Adai

Raw rice - 1 cup.
idli rice - 1 cup.
dals - 1 cup.
(dals include Moongdal+chana dal + urad dal+ toordal)
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
black pepper seeds - 2 tsp. [should have 60 seeds]
hing - 1/4 tsp.
curry leaves - 15.
ginger - 1 inch.
Pearl onions - 10.
fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp.
red chillies - 20.
salt - to taste.
Cooked Rice - 3/4 cup.

Ingredients to be added to batter
onion - 3 [medium size]

 Soak  raw rice and boiled rice together for 5 to 6 hours.

  • To the soaked rice add dhals, as such along with cumin seeds,black pepper seeds,hing,curry leaves,grated ginger,chopped Pearl  onions,fennel seeds,red chillies, cooked rice and  salt.grind it coarsely, like rava.[It is not necessary to soak the dal's]
  • Now the batter is ready. consistency should be moderate as shown in the picture.Add chopped onions to it.
  •  Heat the dosa tawa, pour a ladle of batter in the tawa and spread it in a circular motion as we pour normal dosa. drizzle some oil upon it.
  •  when it is cooked flip the dosa, drizzle some oil around the adai.
  • when it is fully cooked on both sides remove from tawa.It can be served with any one of these items such as idli podi,avial,jaggery,honey or  butter.