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Mixed Sprouts Adai

 Published 2012-Mar-04   Updated 2023-Mar-06

- Submitted by Raji Ramakrishnan

(Adai with sprouted whole grains)

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Mixed Sprouts Adai is a healthy healthy variation of traditional adai from South India that is made with a combination of rice, dalia (broken wheat), and sprouts. This recipe is perfect for those who are looking for a healthy and delicious tiffin option.

The adais are made by grinding soaked rice, dalia, sprouts, red chilli, asafoetida, and salt into a smooth paste, which is then cooked on a non-stick pan until it turns golden brown. The result is a crispy, savory adai that is packed with protein, fiber, and other essential nutrients.

Mixed sprouts adai is a versatile dish that can be served with a variety of accompaniments, such as jaggery, homemade butter, chutney, or moru kootan.

Overall, Mixed Sprouts Adai is a nutritious and flavorful recipe that is easy to make and perfect for those who are looking for a healthy and delicious alternative to traditional breakfast or snack options.

Recipe For Mixed Sprouts Adai


  • Mixed sprouts - 250 gms
  • Rice - 1 cup
  • Dalia (broken wheat/lapsi) - 1 cup
  • Red chilli - 6 nos
  • Asafoeitida - a pinch
  • oil
  • Salt - to taste


  1. Begin by soaking the rice and dalia in water for two hours.
  2. After two hours, drain the water and add the soaked rice and dalia to a mixer/grinder.
  3. Add the sprouts, red chilli, asafoetida, and salt to the mixer/grinder.
  4. Grind all the ingredients until they form a smooth paste called adai batter.
  5. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat and add a few drops of oil.
  6. Take a spoonful of the adai batter and spread it evenly on the pan to make an adai.
  7. Cook until the edges turn golden brown, then flip and cook the other side.
  8. Repeat this process with the remaining batter to make more adais.

Serving Suggestion

  • Serve the adai hot with jaggery, homemade butter, chutney, or moru kootan on the side.

This recipe is both healthy and delicious, making it a great option for those who want to enjoy a tasty meal without compromising on their health.

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