Nombu Adai


Nombu Adai

A festival dish of Iyers
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 people



  • Keep water to boil in a vessel.
  • When it starts boiling, add jaggery.
  • When jaggery is completely dissolved, add the rice flour and cardamom powder and mix well to form a thick dough like of puris.
  • Keep the dough aside to bring it to room temparature.
  • After that, add the cooked payar and ghee and mix it well.
  • Take a small banana leaf. Clean it well.
  • Make small balls off the dough.
  • Keep the balls in banana leaf and with wet hands, just press it gently to form a small circle.
  • Make all adais like this and heat the idli cooker keep this in that and cook for 15 mins.
  • :- The hot adai is ready to serve with butter.
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Response (1)
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    seethalakshmi March 22, 2007

    Thanks priya
    for ur recipe it was really yummy lie how my mother prepared

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