Tomato Adai

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Total Time:
2-4 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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