Karaikudi Adai

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Total Time:
6 hours
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Karaikudi Adai is a popular South Indian breakfast recipe. It is highly nutritious involving a fine array of tasty ingredients.

Take a look at more Breakfast Recipes. You may also want to try Easy Bran Muffins, Stuffed Mushrooms on Toast, Savoury Meringue Slices, Cheddar Cheese Bake

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  • Basmati rice - 1 cup
  • Channa dal (kadalai paruppu) - 1 Cup
  • Toor & urad dal together - 1/4 cup
  • Red chillies - 10
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • Grated coconut - 4 tbsp
  • Onions (finely cut) - 3
  • Butter (optional) - 1 tbsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp

How to Make Karaikudi Adai

  • Soak rice for 4 to 5 hours. Soak all the dals together for 2 hours.
  • Grind rice, dals, red chillies, together into a coarse dough. It should be thicker than a normal 'dosai' dough.
  • Mix grated coconut, onion, curry leaves, salt and turmeric powder to the dough.
  • Heat a tawa and grease it with little oil.
  • Pour the dough in the tawa and spread it into a circle. Make a hole in the centre and another 5 holes a little distance from the centre.
  • Pour oil in each hole and on the adai to make it crispy.
  • Wait till it is golden reddish brown in colour and turn it.
  • Again pour oil in each hole and little on top of adai.
  • Serve with little butter on top while adai is hot.