Karadian Uppu Adai - உப்பு அடை

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Ingredients to make 10- 12 adais 
  1. Rice Flour 1 cup
  2. Cow peas ( red karamani) - 2 table spoons
  3. Thin slivers of coconut pieces – 1 table spoon
  4. Green chillies - 4 to 5 cut into small pieces
  5. Cooking oil - 1 table spoons
  6. Urad dal and mustard seeds - 1 tea spoon each.
  7. A few curry leaves
  8. A pinch of hing.
( rice to water ratio 1:2)
  Pre Preparation
  1.  Wash and soak 1 cup of raw rice in water for 1 to 2 hours. Drain water and dry the soaked rice in a clean cloth or a paper under shade.Once the moisture is removed completely,dry grind it to a fine powder, . Roast it in a frying pan till a nice fragrance comes out of it. Keep aside.
  2. Soak the karamani in water for about 2 hours before cooking them.
  3.  Cook the karamani and keep it aside.
1. Heat the oil in a pan / kadai and add mustard seeds and urad dal. Aftter it splutters add the cooked cow peas. Add the chilli pieces.
2. Pour 2 cups of water. Add salt to taste. Add the curry leaves. Add a pinch of hing powder.
3. Add the rice flour  a little by little and very slowly turning the dough with a ladle. 
4. This should be cooked in 20 minutes. The dough will start rolling into a ball losing its stickiness. 
5. Remove from fire and let it cool. 
6.Take a small chunk and flatten it on a greased banana leaf and pierce a hole in the middle with your index finger.
7. After making sufficient adais, steam cook as you cook idlis.

Serve hot with butter.