Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner

Monday, May 13, 2013

Kambu adai(pearl Millet) - Bajra adai - Sajjalu adai - Sajje Adai

Bajra adai(kambu adai) is simple to prepare.it is a very healthy adai.Eating bajra provides us with disease fighting phytochemicals that lower cholesterol, antioxidants, plenty of fibre, folate, iron, magnesium, copper, zinc, vitamins-E and B-complex, thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. 

bajra adai

Bajra(pearl Millet)/kambu -  1 cup.
raw rice - 1/2 cup.
toor dal - 1/2 cup.
red chillies - 7.
tamarind - small goosebery size.
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
pepper seeds - 40 seeds  
salt - for taste.
hing - generous pinch
curry leaves - 10.
coconut - 4 tbsp.
  •  soak raw rice and toor dal to gether for 4 to 5 hrs.
  • soak kambu(pearl millet) seperately for 4 to 5 hrs.


  • Grind soaked raw rice,toor dal and kambu together  along with that, add all other  items mentioned  in ingredients section such as red chillies,hing,cumin,pepper seeds,salt,tamarind,coconut, everything together to a little coarse batter with needed water.
  • Fermentation is not necessary. consistency should be some what thick, like adai batter.you can prepare adai instantly.
  • Heat the tawa/griddle, take a ladle full of batter and spread it in the centre like circular disc as we prepare normal adai.drizzle some oil over it.toast it until both the sides are cooked.Then remove from tawa and serve hot.