Horse gram which is called Kollu in Tamil and Ulavalu in Telugu is helpful for Iron deficiencies, Weight loss and maintain body temperature during winter. Horse gram can be included in our regular diet in the form of soup, juice, curry, salad, chutney etc. Google helped me in finding an excellent health benefits of Horse gram and few are, it is good for Cold and fever, good for digestion, diabetes, constipation, kidney stones etc. And coming to Oats, it is a well known ingredient for weight loss, as it is rich in beta glucan fiber, which lowers the level of bad cholesterol.
My today's post is a nutritious filled tasty adai prepared using Horse gram, oats and other healthy ingredients. Addition of spices while grinding gives a delicious taste and flavor to the dish. This can be served as breakfast along with any chutney.
4 Tbsp Horse gram ( Kollu )
3 Tbsp Black Chickpeas
3 Tbsp Channa dal ( Kadalai parupu )
2 Tbsp Brown Rice
1/2 Cup Oats
3 Springs of Curry leaves
1/2 Inch Ginger, chopped
3 Garlic cloves
1/2 Tsp pepper corns
1 Dry red chilli ( Adjust according to your taste bud )
Salt to taste
Handful of Drumstick leaves ( Murungai keerai )
Water, as needed
Wash and soak Horse gram along with Black chickpeas, Channa dal and Brown rice over night.
Dry roast the oats and powder it. keep aside.
Now grind all the soaked ingredients along with curry leaves, ginger, garlic, pepper corns and dry red chilli.
Grind it coarsely by adding water little by little. The consistency of the batter should not be too thin.
Add salt and drumstick leaves to the batter. Mix well.
Heat a non stick tawa, pour one ladle of batter and prepare like dosa.
Smear very little amount of olive oil and cook both the sides in a lower flame, till the adai turns crispy.
Once done, remove from the flame and repeat the process for the remaining batter.
Serving Options :
Serve hot with Roasted gram chutney or Tomato Chutney or any chutney.
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