A healthy breakfast recipe made with soaked and ground moong dal, mixed vegetables, and spices. The Moong adai can be served as is; no chutney or side dish is required for this moong dal adai.
This is a gluten-free and vegan recipe. Include a variety of vegetables in the batter to make it interesting and nutritious too.
The batter does not store well. So use the batter immediately. This recipe makes about 6 adai and is enough for two people. The adai is heavy and will keep you satiated and full for hours.
This recipe can also be made with Whole green moong or sprouted moong dal too. It comes well.
If planning to make this for breakfast, soak the moong dal overnight. The dal needs to soak for a minimum of two hours. Do not soak for more than 8 hours.
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Here is the video of how to make Vegetable Moong Dal Adai Recipe
1/2 cup split moong dal
1/2 cup cabbage, finely chopped
1/2 cup grated carrot
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup tomato, de-seeded and chopped
2 green chillies, finely minced
2 tablespoon coriander leaves, finely chopped
1 sprig curry leaves, finely chopped
1/2 tablespoon ginger, minced
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon sugar
Vegetable oil to grease the griddle
Wash and soak the moong dal for a couple of hours. Drain the water used for soaking and grind it to a paste adding very little water. Make sure to grind the dal to a thick batter.
Add in all the chopped veggies and mix well to combine.
Heat a griddle until hot. Sprinkle little oil to teh pan. Scoop 1/3 cup of the batter onto the griddle. Flatten the batter. Sprinkle oil on top of the adai. Cover the pan with a lid and cook on a low flame for 3-4 minutes.
Flip the adai and cook for couple of minutes more.
Remove the adai from the pan and serve.
- Prep Time: 2h
- Cook Time: 15m
Keywords: vegetable adai