Adai Dosa With Tomato Chutney(Thakkali Thokku)

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Adai, a mixed lentil dosa is a healthy Breakfast dish It tastes delicious and is mostly served with a chutney. Adai dosa can be made thick or thin, soft or crispy. Today I served dosa with Thakkali Thokku (Tomato chutney). Spicy and tangy chutney is very easy to prepare.
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Prep Time3 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time3 hours 55 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Brunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • Dosa Batter for adai
  • 1 cup Idly Rice
  • 1/4 cup Chana Dal
  • 1/4 cup Arhar Dal
  • 2 tbsp Moong Dal
  • 2 tbsp Urad Dal
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 2 no Whole red chilli
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 4 leaves Coriander chopped
  • Onion chopped
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Batter or water water as required for preparing
  • Desi Ghee or oil oil as required for preparing dosa
  • Tomato Chutney for
  • 3 no Tomato finely chopped ripe
  • 1 Onion finely chopped medium size
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seed
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 7 leaves Curry
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Sambar Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek Powder
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste


  • Preparation for Adai Dosa:-
  • In a big pan add all the dals and wash for 3-4 times.or You can leave dals overnight.
  • Add enough water in a pan and soak dala for 3-4 hrs.
  • In another big pan add rice and wash for 3-4 times.
  • Add red chilies to washed rice and soak in enough water for 3-4hrs.or you can leave rice overnight.
  • Drain the water from dal and rice.
  • In a mixer jar add red chilies and rice.Add 2-3Tbsp of water and blend into slightly coarse thick batter
  • Transfer the rice batter in a big bowl.
  • Add dals and ginger in a mixer grinder.
  • Add 2-3Tbsp of water to dals and blend to slightly coarse batter.
  • Add dals batter to rice batter and mix well.
  • Adai dosa batter is ready.If you want you can rest better for 2-3 hrs
  • Heat a non tawa over medium heat and apply 1Tsp of oil.
  • Add chopped onion,salt ,hing, coriander leaves to batter.
  • Mix everything well.
  • The consistency of batter is thick,but of spreading consistency.
  • Before pouring batter on tawa make sure tawa is hot.
  • Pour one ladle of batter and spread it quickly like dosa.Spread thick or thin as you prefer to eat.
  • Add 1/2 Tsp of oil/ghee across the edges of adai dosa and cook on medium heat.
  • When dosa cooks on one side,the edges loosen from the tawa slightly.
  • Flip and cook on other side,cook from both sides until it turns crispy.
  • Serve adai dosa hot with tomato chutney or with the choice of your chutney.
  • Prepration for Tomato chutney:-
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add mustard seeds to hot oil.When it splutters add hing and curry leaves.
  • Saute for few seconds.
  • Add chopped onions and cook until turns translucent in color.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and salt to cooked onions.
  • Mix well and cook until tomatoes turn soft.
  • Stir in between to avoid sticking of mixture.
  • After 2-3minutes tomatoes turn soft,but there is too much liquid released by tomatoes.
  • Stir and cook until mixture turns thick and no water is left in mixture.
  • Add chili powder,sambar powder and turmeric powder.
  • Mix well and cook for a minute ,now add fenugreek seed powder.
  • Mix well and cook for a minute.
  • Taste for seasoning and salt if required add more .
  • Turn off the flame and allow it to cool down.
  • Thakkali thokku is ready .

Recipe Notes

  1. The batter must be easily spreadable on tawa.
  2. If you prefer thin dosa add more water as required.
  3. Adjust seasoning as per your taste in tomato chutney..
  4. Use ripped tomatoes for thakkali thokku.
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