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Tomato Adai Recipe

Tomato Adai is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 1 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 3/4 cup - idli Rice + raw Rice
  • 3/4 cup - tur dal + Channa dal
  • 1/2 cup - Coconut
  • 1 - Red Chilli
  • 1 - Green chilli
  • salt to taste
  • 2 - Tomatoes
  • 1/4 tsp - Hing
  • 1.5 tsp - Jeera
  • Coriander leaves and Curry leaves for garnishing
  • How to Make Tomato Adai:

    1. Soak the dal and rice together for 2 hours. Rinse.
    2. Add chopped tomatoes, red chilli, green chilli, salt, hing and coconut.
    3. Grind in a mixer or grinder, adding water bit by bit to prepare a coarse batter (like idli/dosa batter).
    4. Add jeera, coriander leaves and curry leaves and mix.
    5. Heat a griddle. Pour a ladle full of batter and spread in a circular motion.
    6. Drizzle a drop of coconut oil and a few drops of cooking oil around the corners.
    7. When one side turns golden brown, flip and cook the other side.
    8. Cook each side for at least 2 minutes.
    9. Serve hot with idli podi or avial.
    10. Recipe courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen


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