Brown Rice Mixed Lentils Pancakes/Dosa (Adai)

Adai Dosa Recipe(Indian lentil pancake) made with rice and lentils soaked in water for 4 to 6 hrs.Grind it i coarsely with green chilies,ginger, cumin seeds,salt and hing. 

Time taken 20 mins

Makes 8 

Ingredients for the Pancake/Dosa Batter

1/2 cup Brown rice

1/4 cup Quick rolled oats

1/4 cup Mixed lentils

1/4 cup Urad dal with skin

1 String of curry leaves

Small piece of ginger

4-5 Green chilies

1/2 tsp Cumin seeds

Pinch of hing/Asafoetida

Oil for pancake

Salt to taste

For Topping:

2 Shredded carrots

1 medium onion minced

1 bunch cilantro roughly chopped


  • Soak  Mixed Lentils and the Brown rice together for at least 4-5 hours.
  • Drain the water. Combine together all the ingredients in a blender and grind to a smooth batter. Add little water if required. the batter should be of pour-able consistency.

  • To make the Lentil Pancake, heat a Nonstick pan, and add a ladle of batter in the center and then spread in circles with the help of the back of the ladle as you would make dosa.
  • Drizzle a teaspoon of oil.Add the little topping of shredded carrot,onion and cilantro. After a minute, flip the pancake and allow the other side to cook. 

  • Remove from the pan and serve the crispy Pancakes with a coconut curry leaf chutney or chutney of your choice. 

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