Oats murungai keerai adai recipe, oats drumstick leaves adai recipe

Oats Murungai keerai adai recipe. A healthy, easy and satisfying breakfast made with oats and drumstick leaves.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine South Indian
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 6 Adais
Author Nithya Govindarajan


  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 cup drumstick leaves/murungai keerai
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 pinch asafoetida/hing/perungayam
  • salt as required
  • 1 tsp oil (for 1 adai)

To grind

  • 1/4 cup toor dal/thuvaram paruppu
  • 1/4 cup channa dal/kadalai paruppu
  • 3 tbsp urad dal/ulutham paruppu
  • 4 green or red chillies
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds/saunf/sombu
  • 1 inch piece ginger


  1. Soak dals in water for at least 1 hour. Grind the soaked dal along with ginger, chillies, and fennel seeds coarsely. Then add dal and grind again coarsely.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, add oats, drumstick leaves, onion, ground dal, coriander leaves, salt, asafoetida. Stir well and add enough water to make it a thick batter. 

  3. Grease the pan with few drops of oil. Take a ladle full of batter and spread the batter to form a thick adai. Cook covered and when one side turns golden brown, flip it over and cook the other side until it turns golden brown. Repeat the same for the remaining batter. 

  4. Now, oats murungai keerai adai is ready! Serve hot withsambar or chutney.

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