an authentic recipe of Kerala . It is steamed in banana leaf and has a wonderful flavor.

Ada | Pachakam


an authentic recipe of Kerala . It is steamed in banana leaf and has a wonderful flavor.

Category : Vegetarian, Breakfast

By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 24 Dec 2014

Rating: 4
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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  • Rice Flour - 2 cups
    Grated Coconut - 1 Cup
    Salt - To taste
    Sugar/Jaggery powder
    (only for making sweet Ada) – As required
    Some small pieces of plantain leaves are also required for making Ada)

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Ada Recipe

Step 1

Mix the rice flour with water (preferably hot water) and salt and make a dough of it.

Step 2 Ada Recipe

Step 2

Take some of the dough and put it in the plantain leaf and spread it within the leaf by applying some coconut oil/ghee/water on the palm

Step 3 Ada Recipe

Step 3

Then put some grated coconut on half part of the spreaded dough (if need sweet Ada, then add some sugar/jiggery powder on top of the coconut

Step 4 Ada Recipe

Step 4

Fold the leaf as shown in the picture

Step 5 Ada Recipe

Step 5

Heat the Dosa making stone or frying pan and place the folded plantain leaf containing the dough, on it and cook it in low flame.

Step 6 Ada Recipe

Step 6

After about 5 to 10 minutes, turn the ada to other side and cook it further and when both side of the ada is cooked well take it out from the stone/pan, take the Ada from the leaf and change it into a plate/casserole.

Step 7 Ada Recipe

Step 7

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Step 8 Ada Recipe

Step 8

This Ada can be served with morning/evening tea as tiffin.

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