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Upma Adai Recipe

Upma Adai is a popular Indian Breakfast
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
One Dish Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
2 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - raw Rice
  • 1.5 tbsps - tur dal or thuvaram paruppu
  • 1 tsp - black pepper Corns
  • 3/4 tsp - Jeera
  • 1 cup - coconut, grated
  • 2.25 cups - water
  • 1 tsp - Coconut oil
  • Salt, as needed
  • To temper:
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • A pinch - Asafoetida
  • 1 sprig - Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • How to Make Upma Adai:

    1. Clean and soak rice and dal for at least 2 hours.
    2. First, grind pepper and jeera just a little and then add the soaked rice and dal Grind carefully to rawa consistency.
    3. Heat kadai and temper and add the water and bring to boil.
    4. Add the coconut and then the ground rice mixture and mix well.
    5. Cook covered on a low flame for 4-5 mins till it is of like upma.
    6. Add the coconut oil (if desired) and mix well and switch off the stove.
    7. After cooling down, take desired sized ball and make adais.
    8. Grease just the first time when you start to make adais.
    9. Heat a non-stick pan and drizzle some oil or ghee and toast each side for about 2 mins on a medium flame.
    10. Serve with coconut chutney or coriander thokku or coriander chutney.
    11. Recipe courtesy: Rak's Kitchen


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