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Potato Adai Recipe

Potato Adai Recipe is made from rice, masoor dal, urad dal, chana dal, curry leaves, red chili, green chili and potato. It is a very tasty item but if vegetables are added to it, the taste is amazing. It is a delicious and healthy way to start your day. This is a quick breakfast/brunch recipe. This is the regular pan cake mixed with batter and sliced potato.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 5
  • Skill Level: Medium


  • Rice – 2 cup
  • Chana Dal (split Bengal gram) – 1 cup
  • Masoor Dal – 11/2 cup
  • Urad Dal – 1/2 cup
  • Red Chili – 2-3 nos.
  • Green Chili – 2-3 nos.
  • Black Pepper – 5-6 nos.
  • Black Pepper Powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt – a pinch
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Oil for making dosa –
  • Potato (thin sliced) – 2 nos.


  • Wash and soak the rice, dals, green chili and red chili for 6-7 hour.
  • In a grinder, add soaked rice, dal, green chili and red chili, make a smooth paste.
  • Add salt and keep a side for 5-6 hour.
  • Take out some batter and dilute with water till you reach the right consistency and it should be thick but easy to spread.
  • Heat a heavy-bottomed pan on a medium flame.
  • When hot, add a few drops of oil to it and swirl to coat all sides of the pan.
  • Now dip the potato slices in the batter and place it on the pan in a circular form.
  • Fill the remaining portion with the batter to make a correct circular shape.
  • Sprinkle the black pepper powder on the top.
  • Drizzle with a little oil and lift the edges of the adai to allow oil to go under it.
  • Flip now and cook it till the other side turns little golden brown.
  • Serve hot potato adai with hot sambhar and chutney.
POTATO ADAI RECIPE was last modified: March 14th, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes