Sweet Kambu Adai

Kambu/ Pearl millet has following health benefits:

  • Provides disease fighting phytochemicals
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Good antioxidant
  • Gluten free grain
  • Helps in weight reduction and controls blood sugar levels

Nutrient contents per 100gms :

Proteins- 8.3gms, Calcium- 27gms,
Fibre- 9gms, Iron- 0.5 gms


  • Kambu Rice- 1 cup
  • Jaggery (Vellam)- 3/4 cup
  • Coconut- 100 gms
  • Cardamom – 2
  • Gingelly Oil / Ghee- 100 ml
  • Salt – To taste


  • Powder the elachi/ Cardamon seeds.
  • Dissolve jaggery in water and filter it to remove the dirt in jaggery.
  • Grind the kambu into a batter.
  • Add cardamon powder, jaggery water, coconut pieces and salt to the batter.
  • Make it as adai in a dosa tawa with ghee or gingelly oil.
  • Serve it hot as an evening snack.
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An enthusiast at heart, Pravin considers himself a Nature lover, dreamer and God's child. Through The Pollachi Papyrus, he aspires to offer a platform where like-minded travel enthusiasts can come together, collaborate and contribute towards efficiently documenting and creatively publishing the richness of the bio-cultural diversity, the land of Pollachi and the Anamalais hosts!

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