Vazhaipoo Bajra Adai

Crepe made with Banana Florets, Pearl Millet and lentils


  • 1 cup Vazhaipoo / Banana Florets, finely chopped
  • 1 cup Bajra / pearl millet, washed and soaked in water for two hours
  • 1/4 cup Toor Dal
  • 1/4 cup Moong Dal
  • 1/4 cup Channa Dal
  • 1/4 cup Urad Dal
  • 1 Onion, small and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • Oil
  • 3 Dry Red Chillies
  • 2 sprigs Curry Leaves
  • 1 pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • Salt as per taste


  1. Mix all lentils. Wash and soak in water for 1 hour.
  2. Grind black pepper, red chillies, hing and soaked bajra to smooth batter.
  3. Add soaked dals, curry leaves and salt. Grind this mixture to coarse batter. Lentils should be crushed not ground.
  4. Add finely chopped Vazhaipoo, dhania leaves and onion. Mix well.
  5. Heat skillet / tawa. Grease with oil. Place a spoonful of batter and spread into circular shape.
  6. Cook on both sides. Apply oil to edges.
  7. Serve Vazhaipoo Bajra Adai along with butter and pickle.

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