Mouthwatering adas made in Kerala during Onam
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people


  • 1 cup Pachari soaked overnight
  • 2 nos Ripe banana medium
  • 6 nos Jaggery Sharkkara
  • 1 full Grated coconut
  • Dry ginger A pinch, Chukku podi
  • Salt As reqd
  • Plantain leaf vaattiyathu, Vazhayila


  • Grind the soaked pachari without adding much water.
  • Add salt.
  • Soak the jaggery in some water for half an hour.
  • Heat it to make a solution.
  • Cut the bananas into pieces and put them into the jaggery solution.
  • Add the grated coconut and chukku podi into the mix and stir well.
  • Pour a little rice batter on a vazhayila piece and rotate it in order to spread the batter.
  • Take a spoonful of the coconut-banana-jaggery mixture and fold the plantain leaf.
  • Cook it in a steamer for about 10 mins.
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Response (2)
  1. c
    carrothalwa May 11, 2006

    I have not tried this recipie.Can u tell me which banana to use for this…

  2. s
    san August 2, 2006

    Thanks for this, But i am wondering how the other person rated without even trying it.

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