an authentic recipe of Kerala . It is steamed in banana leaf and has a wonderful flavor.
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
  • Rice flour – 2cups
  • Grated Coconut 1Cup
  • Salt(To taste) –
  • Sugar/jaggery powder(As required, only for making sweet Ada) –
  • Some small pieces of plantain leaves are also required for making Ada) –
  1. Mix the rice flour with water (preferably hot water) and salt and make a dough of it.
  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
  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
  4. Fold the leaf as shown in the picture
  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.
  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.
  7. Enter Step
  8. This Ada can be served with morning/evening tea as tiffin.