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Milagu Adai | Thirukarthigai Adai
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Milagu Adai | Thirukarthigai Adai

Milagu Adai | Thirukarthigai Adai is an offering to God we make on the auspicious occasion of Thirukarthigai Deepam. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Soaking Time2 hrs
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Evening Tiffen
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian, Tamilnadu
Servings: 4 Adai
Calories: 197kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam


  • 1 Cup Raw Rice
  • 1/4 Cup Whole Urad Dal
  • 1/4 Cup Toor Dal (Pigeon pea)
  • 1/4 Cup Split Bengal Gram (Channa Dal / Kadalaparuppu)
  • 1 tsp Peppercorns
  • Salt As Needed
  • a Pinch Asafoetida (Asafetida / Hing)
  • 2 tbsp Grated Coconut
  • Few Curry Leaves


  • Soak the rice with all the dhals in water for 2 hours to 3 hours.
  • Drain the rice and dhals and grind it in mixer to a coarse paste. The adai flour should not be very smooth. ransfer this to a bowl and mix the pepper salt, hing, curry leaves and grated coconut.
  • The consistency should be slightly thicker than our normal dosa batter.
  • Heat the thawa and pour 1 ladle of flour and spread evenly and cook the adai on both the sides till the adai is crisp
  • Serve the tasty adai along with Jaggery.



  1. If you make this on normal days, we can add onion. 
  2. For Festivals, we need to use Raw Rice, for normal occasions, we can use parboiled rice


Serving: 1Adai | Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g