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Adai Recipe,Adai Dosa Recipe (Indian Lentil Crepes)
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Adai Recipe/Adai Dosa Recipe (Indian Lentil Crepes)

Adai is a protein-rich instant dosa made from a mixture of Black gram, Bengal gram and Rice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Bachelor Recipes, Breakfast, Brunch, Healthy Foods, Kid-Friendly, Snack
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Keyword: Pancake, Protein-Rich Food
Servings: 9 pancakes
Author: ArchanaPotdar


  • Bowls
  • Blender
  • ta


  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1/2 cup toor dal
  • 1/4 cup Chana dal
  • 1 tbsp urad dal
  • 2 green chilli
  • 3 Red chilli
  • 1/4 inch Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida/hing
  • 2 Onions
  • 2 tbsp coconut freshly grated
  • 5-10 Curry leaves
  • Salt as required
  • Oil as needed


  • Soak rice and dal together for 4- 5 hours.
  • Grind it coarsely along with red chilli, green chilli, ginger, onions, coconut, curry leaves, hing and salt.
  • The batter should not be thick or watery.
  • Heat a non-stick tawa, pour a ladle of batter, and spread it in a circular motion.
  • Drizzle a little oil around the adai.
  • As the adai cooks it will get brown spots.
  • Flip it over. Use oil if needed.
  • After both sides are cooked well, remove from tawa and serve it hot with chutney, sambhar, butter or chutney pudi.