Adai Recipe (High Protein Lentil Crepes)
Adai is a traditional South Indian recipe made with made with the combination of different lentils and rice. Adai is most often served as a tiffin dish for breakfast or dinner. With a little bit of planning, you can make your breakfast wholesome with these delicious high protein crepes. Serve the Adai along with& Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney, Butter and Jaggery.
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- 1/2 cup Rice , (short grained red rice, boiled rice)
- 1/2 cup Toor Dal (Arhar Whole)
- 1/2 cup Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal)
- 2 Green Chillies , chopped
- 1 inch Ginger
- 1 Dry red chilli
- 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- Salt , to taste
- Cooking oil , to drizzle
Directions for Adai Recipe (High Protein Lentil Crepes)
To begin making the Adai Recipe (High Protein Lentil Crepes), soak rice and lentils together for about 5 hours.
After 5 hours, grind the rice and lentils along with green chillies, red chillies, ginger, salt to make a course batter.
Add a little water at a time to grind into a batter. It should be thick and will fall in dollops.
Once ground, stir in the remaining ingredients except the oil.
Heat an iron skillet on medium heat; once the skillet is heated, spread the batter into a crepe in circular motion. Drizzle a teaspoon of oil in and around it.
Allow it to get cooked for about a minute and flip over. Cook until both sides are lightly browned.
Serve the Adai hot along with butter and jaggery and a Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney
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