Onion Adai

Also Known As:  Onion Adai

Category:  Snacks

Region:  South Indian

Type:  Vegetarian


  1. Parboiled Rice     2    cups
  2. Split Red Gram (Thuvaram Parippu)     ¼    cup
  3. Split Bengal gram     ¼    cup
  4. Toor Dal     ¼    cup
  5. Split Black gram dal     ½    cup
  6. Green Chillies     5    no.
  7. Ginger     1    piece
  8. Coriander Leaves , chopped    ¼    cup
  9. Curry Leaves     1    stalks
  10. Red Chillies     8    nos.
  11. Salt to taste    ½    tsp
  12. Asafoetida     ¼    tsp
  13. Chopped Onion     1    no.
  14. Coconut Scraped    ¼    cup
  15. Oil     1    tbsp


  1. Wash and soak the rice and the dals for about 4 hours.
  2. Wash and grind the green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves, curry leaves with red chillies and salt to a coarse paste.
  3. Peel and chop the onion finely and keep aside.
  4. Drain and grind the rice and dal to a coarse batter. Rest the batter for about an hour.
  5. Mix the paste, asafoetida, onion and coconut to this batter and mix well. Check for salt and keep aside.
  6. Heat a heavy dosa griddle, smear oil and spread one ladle full of this batter to a thick circular shape. Make a few holes in the center. Pour oil on the sides and in the center, cover and cook over and cook cver low heat.
  7. Turn over and pour the oil and let it cook till it is crisp all around and golden brown in color.
  8. You can make about 8-10 adas.Serve hot with the chutney of your choice.

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