How to make crispy Adai dosa

Adai is one of the healthiest and feeling dishes from the South Indian cuisine.This is rice and dal pancake. This is protein rich dosa recipe from tamilnadu cuisine. 

Adai dosa is complete wholesome and filling breakfast.

Adai dosa is great combination of dal,rice and spice and is loaded with protein.

This is vegan dish.The dish is rich in fibre and can therefore significantly improve digestive functioning and health .


1. Rice- 1 cup

2 .Moong dal -1/2 cup

3.Urad dal -1/2 cup

4. Chana dal- 1/2 cup

5.Water-1 cup

6. Red chilies,-dry 3-4

7. Cumin seeds -1 tsp

8. Curry leaves -3-4 leaves

9. Ginger, sliced -1 inch

10. Asafoetida -1/4 tsp

11. Salt -According to taste

12. Garam masala/ Sambhar masala (Optional)- 1 tsp

13. Onion, chopped -2 tbsp

14. Coriander leaves, chopped -2 tbsp

15. Green chilies, chopped- 1-2 slits

16. Red chili powder- according to taste

17. Oil -2 tsp

Procedure :-

  1. First Take a bowl and In a bowl add rice, moong, urad, and chana dal. Wash them properly and drain.
  2. Add 1 cup water, red chillies (dry), cumin seeds, some curry leaves and soak overnight.
  3. Grains are soaked, drain water and transfer them to a blender.
  4. Now, add some sliced ginger In blender and grind to a coarse paste.
  5. Transfer the paste into a bowl, then add 1/4 tsp of asafoetida and salt according to taste.
  6. Add water according to the mixture texture to adjust the consistency.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Now heat a pan, and grease it with 1/2 tsp of oil.
  9. On medium heat, pour a ladleful of batter and spread it gently.
  10. Sprinkle some garam masala / sambhar masala (Optional) over the dosa.
  11. Then garnish with chopped onion, coriander leaves, green chilies, and red chili powder. 
  12. Then flip it and cook it well from both sides.
  13. Serve hot with coconut chutney or tomato chutney.

Serving Size: 1-2

Nutritional Value Of Adai Dosa-

Fat-5 gm
Protein-4 gm
calories-115 cal
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