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Wednesday, May 27, 2020


Horsegram adai recipe, Kollu adai recipe
Horsegram is considered a super food. It has the highest calcium content among pulses and has high source of protein. It is ideal for obesity people and diabetic friendly.

  • Horse gram (Kollu) - 1/2 cup
  • Idli rice - 1/4 cup
  • Bengal Gram (Kadalai paruppu) - 1/2 cup
  • Tur Dal - 1/4 cup    
  • Ginger - 1" piece
  • Hing - 1/8 tsp.   
  • Red Chillies - 4 or 5  
  • Curry leaves - 2 sprigs
  • Salt - to taste
  • Oil - to drizzle

  • Soak dhals, chillies and rice together in water for 4 hours. Drain the water. Reserve very little of soaked water to grind. Grind in a blender to a coarse, thick paste with ginger, curry leaves and salt. Add very little soaked water if necessary.
  • Heat a tawa. Keep the batter thick and spread adai with hands on tawa directly or make it thin and spread the batter with a ladle. Drizzle oil on sides. Cover and cook for a couple of minutes. When done flip to the other side. No need to cover now. Cook until crisp golden on both sides. Serve hot with butter, jaggery , dosai milagai podi or avial. 

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