Thavalai adai

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Total Time:
7 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

  • Wash and dry the raw rice.
  • 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.
  • Now grind the dried rice in a blender, coarsely (rava consistency).
  • Grind the roasted ingredients in the same way .
  • In a bowl, mix all the ground items together with salt and water to a batter consistency.
  • Keep this aside for about 6-7 hours.
  • 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.
  • Make sure you keep stirring continuously or else it will stick on to your pan.
  • Take a big ball from that dough and flatten on a tawa, pressing it into a circle. Apply oil on its sides and cook.
  • When the bottom is well cooked, flip, cook the other side and apply oil.
  • Thavalai adai is ready to taste.