Make your Holiday classic by making Mini Vegetable Quinoa Lentil Adai at home. Ditch the boring potato chip bags for some homemade Vegetable Quinoa Adai. Making Vegetable Adai at home is a great way to bond with your kids while cooking as well. This homemade Vegetable Quinoa Lentil Adai recipe is sure to create some soulful and delicious memories.
Quinoa – 1/2 cup
Raw rice – 1/4 cup
Idli rice – 1/4 cup
Bengal gram dhal/ channa dhal – 1/4 cup
Toor dhal & Masoor dhal -1/4 cup each
Urad dhal – 1/8 cup
Moong dhal – 1/8 cup
Yellow split peas – 1/4 cup
Red chillies – 8
Pepper corns – 8
Cummin seeds – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Asafoetida – 1/8 tsp
Oil to drizzle
Salt as needed
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Curry leaves few
Cilantro few chopped finely
* If you don’t have Idly rice use raw rice itself.
* If you don’t have any dhal/lentil in hand just substitute with other dhal by increasing the quantity.
* If you haven’t tried coconut oil for adai, drizzle them at the end instead of ghee or butter. It tastes so good.
It is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids.
It’s high in minerals like potassium, calcium and magnesium.
Quinoa is an excellent source of iron
Quinoa is also a good source of fiber. It’s a great option for parents who are having a tough time getting their kids to eat vegetables
Quinoa is hypoallergenic
Chana dal is high in fibre, zinc, calcium, protein and folate
Toor dal is also an excellent source of carbohydrates, which your body needs for energy
It is a protein-rich dal for vegetarians.
A variety of protein sources, including more non-animal sources, is highly recommended.
Moong dhal, like other legumes, are a source of non-animal protein, as well as a rich source of dietary fiber and other nutrients.
A diet high in dietary fiber will also reduce the risk of overeat.
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