Adai is one among the common breakfast and dinner among all south Indian families of Tamil Nadu. It was after my marriage, got to eat adai very first time at my neighbor Ranjini Akka’s house when we were in Malaysia. My hubby likes adai a lot, and this made me to prepare adai. Adai is usually made thick, but I like to have it thin and crispy, so I use to prepare both the version as my hubby likes the thicker ones.
Adai can be prepared using moringa/drumstick leaves or murungai keerai leaves also, just we need to blanch the leaves and add them to the batter and prepare hot hot adai’s and serve it with chutney, sambar and Idli Podi.
Also, adai has too much of health benefits,due to the protein and Iron in it. It an filling breakfast or dinner recipe that can be prepared in minutes.an filling breakfast or dinner recipe that can be prepared in minutes. This is good for pregnant women, mothers and kids. Batter stays fresh for 4 days, when refrigerated without onions. Let me share the recipe…
Bread scramble is an easy, simple and quick breakfast or a tea-time snack that goes out well with cup of coffee or tea. My hubby was the one who told me about this dish, as he used to have this in the office canteen. Also, this would be perfect when you have few slices of bread, you no need any side dish for dish. Let me share the recipe…
Kambu is known as Pearl Millet in English and Bajra in Hindi. Kambu is one among the traditional diet from our ancestors. Actually, kambu is commonly used consumed during summers as they are a good source of natural coolant to the body, so most of the houses would have kambu porridge for their lunch in south India. Kambu Koozh or Pearl Millet Porridge is one among the most important dish found in all tamil houses during summer. Also you can make Kambu Laddu or Pearl Millet Ladoo which would be liked by kids. But you can also consume kambu koozh or rice during winter or rainy days with dry fish curry or tangy brinjal curry as side dish.
Health Benefits of Kambu / Pearl Millet / Bajra – Kambu is been a good source of coolant to the body. Also, they are good for treating constipation, acidity. Having kambu for breakfast, prevent blood sugar spikes and keep us full until the lunch and so very good for Diabetes people and helps in weight loss.
This Kambu Idly Dosa batter is perfect for a diabetes person, as there is no rice or rice flour in it. But it needs to be fermented overnight. Let me share the recipe…
Kambu / Pearl Millet / Bajra flour – 3 cups
White Lentils / Ulundu / Urad dal – 1 cup
Salt to taste
Making of Kambu / Pearl Millet / Bajra Idly Dosa Batter –
Soak white lentils/ulundu/urad dal in water for 4 to 5 hrs, drain the water and grind it to a fine paste by adding little water.
Take kambu /pearl millet flour in a wide mouth bowl, pour the ground white lentil, add salt to taste.
Pour water little by little, start mixing the batter well with your hands, so that the batter gets mixed well, make sure no lumps are formed.
Cover and let it ferment overnight.
After fermented, transfer it to an air-tight container.
Refrigerate as it stays fresh for 4 to 5 days.
Note: While preparing Idly or Dosa, take a small portion of the batter, add water and adjust to the consistency of the batter and start preparing it. This helps the rest of the batter to stay fresh for a week time.