Ada dosa with drumstick leaves

Ada dosa one of my favorite and tasty breakfast and of course healthy too. It is like a cocktail of all the pulses. And to this we add iron content drumstick leaves(முருங்கை கீரை).

Ingredients :

  • Moong dal/ bengal green gram/paasipayaru – 1/2 cup
  • Toor dal-1/2 cup
  • Chana dal – 1/2 cup
  • Urad dal-1/4 cup
  • Rice-3/4 cup
  • Dry red chilly- 4 to 5
  • Bell pepper – 1 tspn
  • Cumin seeds-1 tspn
  • Onion – 1 small(optional)
  • Curry leaves
  • Coconut pieces(optional)
  • Drumstick leaves


  • Soak all the ingredients such as Moong dal, toor dal, Chana dal, urad, rice, dry chilly, black pepper, Cumin seeds in water for 4-5 hours.
  • Grind all the soaked pulses with very little water. Add salt as per your taste.
  • Now in a pan add 1 tspn oil and once it gets heated saute onion, curry leaves, small coconut pieces and drum stick leaves and add this with ada dosa batter.
  • Pour it dosa tawa and springle some oil over it. Once one side gets cooked flip it over and cook the other side.
  • Ada dosa ready and you can serve this with coconut thuvaiyal or coconut chutney or idly podi too…

Step by step pictures:

Soak the ingredients shown in pic

Grind all together in mixer

Grind to a coarse paste. Then saute the other ingredients.

Mix all together and pour it in Tawas and cook both sides by flipping.


Author: sindhumuthu

Hello friends✋✋,, I am a very usual home maker. Actually was a very normal cook 🙆who tried very bad recipes. But after my marriage when I was forced that I have to cook and no other go because me and my hubby were alone abroad I started taking cooking serious. I started out with lot of flop shows and my seriousness increased and I got explore with more proper and healthy cooking after my son born👨‍👩‍👧. I started being so conscious of his health and food habit. Still day I make sure he is always healthy. Healthy doesn't mean chubby and bubbly. May be chubby and bubbly looks to be cute but that is not only the concern. Hope all will enjoy my blogging. Will come out with healthy and homely recipes. This will surely be a support for ladies like 🍴.

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