Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Monday, January 7, 2013

Munagaku Adai - Murungakeerai Adai - Drumstick leaves Adai - Protein rich Adai

Drum Stick  leaves are also said to be very nutritious, good  in the levels of protein compared to other vegetables. This may be a very good source for vegetarians and it is said to have the highest protein amount of any other plant situated on Earth.Now we prepare a delicious Drumstick leaves adai.Here we are adding additional dal such as toor dal, which is also rich in protein as well as protein.This is a healthy adai.

Drumstick leaves Adai


Raw rice - 1 cup.
toor dal - 1/2 cup.
tamarind - large goosebery size.(amla size)
red chillies - 7 or 8.
salt - as required.
curry leaves -1 sprig.
drumstick leaves - 3/4 cup or (2 + 1/2 to 3 handful of leaves.)
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
coconut  grated - 1/3 cup. (optional)

  • Soak raw rice and toor dal for overnight or  5 to 6 hrs.
  • clean the drumstick leaves, if the leaves are tender and small you can use it as such, in a batter.If the leaves are large, you can chop it and add in a batter.

  • Grind soaked rice,toor dal,tamarind,salt,red chillies,curry  leaves, cumin seeds and coconut  in a blender or mixie into a coarse paste. Ground paste should be like  rava.
  • Mix drumstick leaves, stir well.consistency should be like idli batter.
  • pour the ladle of batter in the centre of the tawa, and spread it throughout the tawa .drizzle some oil.
  • keep the stove in medium flame.When one side is cooked, flip the dosa, both sides should be cooked well.

Important tip.

After you spread the dosa in the tawa,stove should be kept in medium flame.drizzle some oil. when you get golden brown spots in the dosa, you flip it , both the sides should get golden brown spots, which shows that leaves are well cooked. Dosa  gets its crunchiness.It gives extra taste to dosa, that you ever had.