Foxtail millet adai


1/4 cup each of greengram dal, bengalgram dal, blackgram dal and redgram dal
1 cup of foxtail millet (thinai in tamil)
Salt to taste
2-3 red chillies
Bit of asafoetida
Few curry leaves
Oil as required

Soak the millet and dal combination seperately for 3-4 hours. Grind the dals to a coarse batter and add the millet with red chillies. Grind again for 2-3 minutes. Add salt, asafoetida and curry leaves. Leave it for sometime to slightly ferment- about 2-3 hours.

Heat tava and pour a big ladle of batter. Spread it to a round not very thick and not very thin. Pour a tsp of oil in the sides and allow it to cook. When it turns slightly brown, flip and cook for a minute.

Serve hot with some avial and curd.

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