Ingredients to make Adai Recipe:
Parboiled rice – 2 cups
Raw rice – 1 cup
Urdhal – 3/4 Cup
Channa dhal – 1/4 cup
Green chillies – 5
Red Chillies – 3
Salt – To Taste
Hing – A pinch
Adai Dosa Preparation Method:
# Soak the rice and dhals in water for 2 hours.
# Drain the rice and dhals and grind it in mixer along with chillies and
salt and hing.
# The adai flour should not be smooth.
# Heat the thawa and pour 1 ladle of flour and spread evenly and cook the adai on both the sides till the adai is crisp.
# Serve the tasty adai along with Aviyal and Jaggery
Karthigai Adai Story:
In Brahmin Familes, Adai, one of the neyvedhyam for the Trukarthigai. According to mythological history, a prince must leave an elephant whom she considers her brother when she marries and moves to her husband’s place. Thus, for all occasions of Thirukarthigai / Karthigai deepam, elephant lamp (Gajalakshmi vilaku), she will prepare the coconut liquor, the size of the elephant leg and dishes and will keep them as neivedhyam for this festival. The recipe is the same as the Adai given above.