Barley Adai

I love whole grain dosa / adai. It gives easy way to present balanced meal. My kids are not big fan of Plain normal adai. However when I spice it up with vegetable or mix in with other ingredients they love it (not sure why). This is one of that dish. This is one of the healthy dish
Bar boiled / idli rice - 1/2 cup
Barley - 1 cup
Thoor /Thuvar dhal - 1/2 cup
Bengal gram / Chana dhal - 1/2 cup
Urad dhal - 2 tablespoon
Jeera - 1 teaspoon
Red chillies - 4-7 (adjust to your spice level)
Salt to taste
Curry leaves - 10-15
Asafoetida / Hing- A pinch
Grated coconut - 2 tablespoons
Ginger - 1
Coriander leaves - 2 tablespoon


Wash and Soak rice, barley, thuvar dhal, bengal gram dhal for 6 hours.
drain the water and grind it with Red chillies, Cumin seeds, coconut, Curry leaves, salt and ginger. Mix in chopped coriander leaves. 
Heat the flat pan / Tawa. Pour laddle of dough and spread it outwards. Drizzle oil around it. Let it cook once cooked turn other side and cook it till crispy
Serve hot with your favourite chutney