Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Traditional Adai and Kotamali Chutney

My Mother used to make this recipe at home often .
A very traditional way of making Adai .This Adai can be eaten with tradtional kerala avail and also muladapodi.

Raw Materials Required for Making Adai

1 cup -Rice
1 cup -Tuvar Dhal
1/2cup -Urdh Dhal
1 cup -Channa Dhal
5-6 Red Chilles
1 tsp Hing
Salt as per tast
Curry Leaves

Preparation Style

Soak all the above ingredents for about 3 hours .Then grind them corsely with suffient water.The batter prepared must not be like a dosa batter nor like a idli batter.Must be in the semi solid consistency.Add salt as per tast and mix it well.Then we can make adia in the dosa tava and serve it hot.

Raw Materials Required for making Kotamali Chutney

1 cup - Coconut
3 tsp - Potukadalai
3-4 Green Chilli
1/2 bunch of Kotamali
1/4 tsp -Rai (Kadagu)
1/4 tsp -Urdh Dhal
Oil for Tadka
Salt as per tast

Preparation Style

Grind all the ingredents except rai,urdh dhal and oil with suffient water added to it .Transfer the mixture into a small bowl .Then take a small kadai and pour the oil .When the oil is heated add the rai and wait until it cracks, then add urdh dhal and pour in the bowl.Then add salt and serve it along with adai.

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