Ada Pradaman With Home Made Ada

Traditional Kerala Speciality

Ada Pradaman With Home Made Ada

Traditional Kerala Speciality

Category : Desserts, Payasam

By chithra viswanathan

Published On: 20 Jul 2005

Rating: 3
3 Votes, 2 Reviews
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40 Minutes
Served : 6
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Step 1

For making the batter for ada:-

Step 2

First method:-
1)Soak rice for 1 hr, strain very well and dry in a cloth for 2 hrs.

Step 3

Grind it to a fine powder in a mixer grinder and sieve through a fine sieve.

Step 4

To this, add 2 tsp melted ghee, 2 tsp sugar & medium hot water to get the consistency of dosa batter.

Step 5

Second method:-
1)Soak rice for 1 hr, strain & grind very fine adding water little by little.

Step 6

Add 2 tsp melted ghee & 1 tsp maida & make it to the consistency of dosa batter.

Step 7

For making ada:-
1)Take plantain leaves & cut them into 6" squares roughly.

Step 8

Show them on the gas for a few seconds to make them flexible.

Step 9

Boil plenty of water in a big broad vessel like pressure cooker.

Step 10

Take 2 tbsp batter and spread on the back side of the leaf.

Step 11

Roll it and tie with strings on both ends and immediately drop in boiling water.

Step 12

Do this, till the whole batter is used up.

Step 13

When they are well cooked, they float on top.

Step 14

:- Alternately, you can steam them 3 or 4 at a time in a steamer.

Step 15

Remove, strain and scrape out the adas and wash in plenty of water 3 or 4 times changing the water to remove the stickiness.

Step 16

Chop fine.

Step 17

For making coconut milk pradaman:-

Step 18

Grate the coconut & take 1/4 cup of 1st milk, 1 1/2 cups of 2nd milk and 2 cups of 3rd milk.

Step 19

Heat up the vessel.

Step 20

Add 3rd milk, jaggery and sugar and boil on a medium flame for 10 mins.

Step 21

Add 2nd milk and boil for 5 mins.

Step 22

Add the 3rd milk and remove at once from the stove, stirring thoroughly.

Step 23

Add 1 tsp of cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 24

:- Home made ada is very soft & well worth the trouble of making.


One of the very best and easiest recipe with superb taste.


Actually the recipe is good. But there is one mistake there in adding the coc.milks, anyway it helped me to make a good pradhaman.

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