READY IN 30 Minutes
Ingredients
to make Elai Adai
:
    Directions
    to make Elai Adai
    :
  • For the outer covering:- 1)Soak equal amounts of raw rice and boiled rice for 2 - 3 hrs.
  • 2)Grind them fine adding salt and jaggery.
  • :- The consistency should be slightly (only) thinner than dosa batter.
  • For the filling:- 1)If you are using fresh fruit, mince it fine, cook for a while and add jaggery and grated coconut.
  • 2)You should get the dough like consistency.
  • 3)If you are using chakka varatti , first mix grated coconut with powdered jaggery(this will be real sweet) and put it on fire and stir to make the filling.
  • :- This can be done in the microwave for 4 - 5 mins.
  • 4)Add 2 tbsp(or less) of chakka varatti and mix well.
  • 5)Remove from flame.
  • 6)Take plantain leaves(this imparts the adai the real flavour) and cut them to roughly 6÷square pieces.
  • 7)Clean and show them over the stove for a few seconds to make them flexible.
  • 8)Spread 2 tbsp of the ground batter on the leaf like a thin dosa.
  • 9)Place 2 tbsp of the filling on top of it and fold it into half.
  • 10)Keep the steamer ready and steam 3 or 4 at a time for 7 - 8 mins.
  • :- Serve hot or cold.

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    There is no way that a batter thinner than that of dosa consistency can be spread on a plantain leaf! It will ooze outta the leaf and mess up the whole place. The outer cover for the ada should be a soft dough made outta fine rice powder. Mix the rice powder with boiling salt water and prepare a soft dough. This should be spread on the leaf to make the outer cover for the ada. The rest of the recipe looks ok.
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