Pumpkin adai

Total Time:
4.5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1.5 cups - raw rice
  • 1/2 cup - masoor dal
  • 1/4 cup - whole urad dal
  • 1/4 cup - channa dal
  • 1/4 cup - moong dal (optional)
  • 1 cup - grated pumpkin/butternut squash
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 4-6 - red chillies
  • 1/4 tsp - asafoetida
  • salt to taste
  • oil
  • curry leaves

How to Make Pumpkin adai

  • Soak the rice and the lentils together for about 4 hrs.
  • Grind it in a blender with the green chillies, red chillies, salt and asafoetida.
  • To the ground mixture, add the grated pumpkin and the curry leaves.
  • Heat a cast iron skillet (makes marvellous crepes), and add couple of ladles of the batter and make a circle.
  • Make a hole in the centre to allow the crepe to cook well.
  • Add about a tsp of oil around the crepes and let it become golden brown on one side.
  • Now flip the crepes and let it cook the other side.
  • Recipe courtesy: My Cooking Journey