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Ada Pradaman With Home Made Ada

Traditional Kerala Speciality
Prep Time 40 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup Raw rice
  • 1 cup Sugar for pal adai pradaman
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • and
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery for pradaman with coconut milk, Sharkkara
  • 1 big Coconut for coconut milk pradaman
  • 2 tsp Ghee

Instructions
 

  • For making the batter for ada:-
  • First method:- 1)Soak rice for 1 hr, strain very well and dry in a cloth for 2 hrs.
  • Grind it to a fine powder in a mixer grinder and sieve through a fine sieve.
  • To this, add 2 tsp melted ghee, 2 tsp sugar & medium hot water to get the consistency of dosa batter.
  • Second method:- 1)Soak rice for 1 hr, strain & grind very fine adding water little by little.
  • Add 2 tsp melted ghee & 1 tsp maida & make it to the consistency of dosa batter.
  • For making ada:- 1)Take plantain leaves & cut them into 6" squares roughly.
  • Show them on the gas for a few seconds to make them flexible.
  • Boil plenty of water in a big broad vessel like pressure cooker.
  • Take 2 tbsp batter and spread on the back side of the leaf.
  • Roll it and tie with strings on both ends and immediately drop in boiling water.
  • Do this, till the whole batter is used up.
  • When they are well cooked, they float on top.
  • :- Alternately, you can steam them 3 or 4 at a time in a steamer.
  • Remove, strain and scrape out the adas and wash in plenty of water 3 or 4 times changing the water to remove the stickiness.
  • Chop fine.
  • For making coconut milk pradaman:-
  • Grate the coconut & take 1/4 cup of 1st milk, 1 1/2 cups of 2nd milk and 2 cups of 3rd milk.
  • Heat up the vessel.
  • Add 3rd milk, jaggery and sugar and boil on a medium flame for 10 mins.
  • Add 2nd milk and boil for 5 mins.
  • Add the 3rd milk and remove at once from the stove, stirring thoroughly.
  • Add 1 tsp of cardamom powder and mix well.
  • :- Home made ada is very soft & well worth the trouble of making.
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