Chakka Ada (Jackfruit Ada)

Chakka Ada or Jackfruit Ada is a delicious Kerala traditional snack, very easy to prepare with a traditional touch. Jackfruits are commonly available in God’s Own Country and you will discover the cardamom flavored tasty snack very popular in all homes. Chakka Ada or Jackfruit Ada is unique and special with jackfruit jam blended with rice flour and other ingredients and packed in banana leaves for steaming. Jackfruits are nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed Chakka Ada or Jackfruit Ada here that can be easily prepared at home.

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Chakka Ada (Jackfruit Ada)

Chakka Ada or Jackfruit Ada is a delicious Kerala traditional snack, very easy to prepare with a traditional touch. Jackfruits are commonly available in God’s Own Country and you will discover the cardamom flavored tasty snack very popular in all homes. Chakka Ada or Jackfruit Ada is unique and special with jackfruit jam blended with rice flour and other ingredients and packed in banana leaves for steaming. Jackfruits are nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed Chakka Ada or Jackfruit Ada here that can be easily prepared at home.

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 20 Jul 2015

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Ingredients

  • Chakka Varattiyath (Jackfruit Jam) - 3 cups
    Rice Powder - 2 cups
    Cardomom Powder - 1 tsp
    Plantain leaves - As required
    Copra (dried coconut) pieces - 1/4 Cup

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Chakka Ada (Jackfruit Ada) Recipe

Step 1

For preparing Chakka Ada or Jackfruit Ada, take the Chakka varattiyath (Jackfruit Jam) in a vessel/big bowl and add the Cardamom powder and Copra pieces.

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Step 2 Chakka Ada (Jackfruit Ada) Recipe

Step 2

Add Rice powder also and mix it well.

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Step 3 Chakka Ada (Jackfruit Ada) Recipe

Step 3

Make small balls with this Ada mix and put one ball each in the leaves and spread the Ada mix on leaves (depends on the size ball and leave). (Use small pieces of plantain leaves as shown in above picture. Also keep the leaves some time in hot water or on sun light or show on low flame of stove, so that the leaves become soft and they do not get torn and is easy to spread the Ada mix and fold them accordingly)

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Step 4 Chakka Ada (Jackfruit Ada) Recipe

Step 4

Fold all sides of the leaves as shown in pictures.

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Step 5 Chakka Ada (Jackfruit Ada) Recipe

Step 5

Keep them aside.

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Step 6 Chakka Ada (Jackfruit Ada) Recipe

Step 6

Heat about 2 cups of water preferably in an Idly maker. Then install the idly stand in the Idly maker and arrange the Ada mix filled leaves. Cover it and cook it for about 10 – 15 minutes in medium flame.

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Step 7 Chakka Ada (Jackfruit Ada) Recipe

Step 7

When the mix is cooked well, put off the stove and shift the Adas into a serving plate.

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Step 8 Chakka Ada (Jackfruit Ada) Recipe

Step 8

Chakka (Jackfruit Jam) Ada is ready and it can be served preferably in the after-noons/evenings.

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Eldhose

This is one of my favorite item. I really thank Pachakam.Com for providing the recipe in a very descriptive way. Thanks Mr. Rajesh Pillai!

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