Adai Dosa

Adai Dosa is one of the healthiest breakfast recipes. Adai dosa is a type of dosa made with multiple variety of lentils and rice. It is not only healthy but tasty too. Adai Dosa with coconut chutney is a great combination. This type of dosa does not require fermentation too.
Adai Dosa

  • Raw Rice - 1/2 cup
  • Idli Rice - 1/2 cup
  • Urad Dhal - 1/4 cup
  • Toor Dhal - 1/4 cup
  • Channa Dhal - 1/4 cup
  • Moong Dhal - 1/4 tbsp
  • Asafoetida (Hing) - a pinch
  • Fennel seeds - 1 tbsp 
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Red Chillies - 2
  • Tomato - 1 1/2 (chopped)
  • Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
  • Curry leaves - 4 or 5 leaves
  • Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • Oil
  • Salt to taste


  1. Soak the rice(raw rice and idli rice) and dhals(urad dhal, toor dhal, channa dhal, moong dhal) for a minimum of 3 to 4 hours. 
  2. Grind the soaked rice and dhals with red chillies, tomatoes and fennel seeds to a coarse paste.
  3. Add coriander leaves, salt to taste and mix well.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, asafoetida(hing) and curry leaves and saute for a minute.
  5. Now add onions and saute for a minute.
  6. Add this to the coarse paste and mix well. Now the dosa batter is ready.(The batter should be slightly thicker than normal dosa batter)                                  
    Adai Dosa Batter
  7. Heat a griddle or a dosa tawa.
  8. Take a ladle of batter and spread the batter over the tawa.
  9. Take a table spoon of oil and drizzle it over the dosa.                                        
    Adai Dosa Spread
  10. Once the lower side of the dosa turns golden brown, flip the dosa and allow the other side to cook .                                                                                            
    Adai Dosa Flip
  11. Once both the sides of the dosa have cooked well, remove from heat and serve hot with coconut chutney.