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Thavalai adai Recipe

Thavalai adai is a popular Indian Breakfast
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On :
Wednesday, 18 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
7 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 cup of raw Rice
  • 1/2 cup of Urad Dal
  • 1/2 cup of tur dal
  • 3 -4 Red Chillies
  • pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp. of black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil
  • How to Make Thavalai adai:

    1. Wash and dry the raw rice.
    2. In a pan, fry the tuvar dal, urad dal, chillies, asafoetida, black pepper slightly till a rich smell comes from it and keep it aside.
    3. Now grind the dried rice in a blender, coarsely (rava consistency).
    4. Grind the roasted ingredients in the same way .
    5. In a bowl, mix all the ground items together with salt and water to a batter consistency.
    6. Keep this aside for about 6-7 hours.
    7. In a heavy bottom pan, add this batter and keep stirring until you get a dough (you should be able to make balls from them.
    8. Make sure you keep stirring continuously or else it will stick on to your pan.
    9. Take a big ball from that dough and flatten on a tawa, pressing it into a circle. Apply oil on its sides and cook.
    10. When the bottom is well cooked, flip, cook the other side and apply oil.
    11. Thavalai adai is ready to taste.


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