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Onion Adai Recipe, How To Make Onion Adai Recipe

Onion Adai is a variation from the normal plain Adai. This dish is commonly known as Vengaya adai in Tamilnadu. It is a type of Indian pancake or crepe made of lentils, rice and finely chopped onions mixed in the batter to make it very tasty and flavourful.

About Recipe

How to make Onion Adai

(19 ratings)
32 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
8 mins
Total time
18 mins
Onion Adai
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Onions
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : March 13, 2019

Ingredients used in Onion Adai
• Rice - 1 cup.
• Toor dal - 1 tablespoon.
• Chana dal - 1 tablespoon.
• Red chilies - 3-4 numbers.
• Curry leaves - 2 springs.
• Asafoetida - 1 pinch.
• Salt - to taste.
• Onions (finely chopped) - 1 number.
• Oil - as required.
  • In a bowl put in the rice, chana dal, toor dal, dry red chilies and curry leaves.
  • Add water, wash the ingredients nicely once and drain off the water.
  • Put in the asafoetida, salt, and water till all the lentils are soaked properly and rest aside for at least for 3-4 hrs.
  • Drain the water and grind them in a blender to a coarse paste.
  • Add finely chopped onion to this coarse batter and mix.
  • Take a flat non-stick pan and pour 1 spatula batter into the pan and spread evenly from inside out.
  • Drizzle some oil at the edges of the adai and to the center.
  • Cook it on medium flame. Brown it on one side and then flip over to the other side for a minute.
  • Fold and serve hot with coconut chutney or pickle.

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sylvia zizike Posted on Sun Dec 08 2013

wow!!!!!!! what a recipe!!?

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Makron5 Posted on Sun Dec 08 2013

4:07 That Adai is going to chase me if I pick up a key isn't it??

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Ambreen Salim Posted on Mon Dec 09 2013

Looks yummy.Where did you buy the tawa from??

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Daisy Koul Posted on Wed Dec 11 2013

Wow it looks yummy?

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Pretty132009 Posted on Fri Dec 13 2013

Coconut chutney recipe please?

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dipalee86 Posted on Mon Dec 16 2013

I never heard of adai, but it is really the easiest evening I m gonna make it for sure ?

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lcook043k Posted on Wed Dec 18 2013

Mouth watering?

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dialtome Posted on Sat Dec 21 2013

Thank you.?

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Pran Jannu Posted on Fri Dec 27 2013

it's gud test.....  I like it..?

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dipalee86 Posted on Wed Jan 01 2014

Chef I made it. But unfortunately it came out hard unlike utappa that's softer inside n crunchier outside . This adai were hard inside and out . I followed exact recipe though ?

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DreamMalar Posted on Wed Jan 08 2014

made me hungry?

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Chef Kendra Nguyen Posted on Wed Jan 15 2014

That onion adai just has to be delicious. :)?

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