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Recipe Name: Ada Pradhanam  
Category: Indian Regional Sub Category: Kerala


Prep Time Cook Time Serves
45 mins 60 mins 6



Short grain rice   250 g
Jaggery   750 g
Ghee   25 g
Coconut oil   3 tsp
Cardamom   10 g
Coconut   3 nos
Plantain leaves   8 pieces
Cashewnuts   50 g
Raisins   25 g


  • Soak short grain rice, in water for 30 mins. Later, strain it.
  • When it becomes dry, grind it to a very fine powder.
  • Place the plantain leaves directly on the gas flame till the colour changes.
  • Add coconut oil, 100 gm of jaggery (diluted in water) to the finely powdered rice and mix well.
  • Add sufficient water and knead the whole mixture very well.
  • Pour the batter through your hands very thinly on the plantain leaves. Roll them and tie them up on both sides with the plantain threads/strings.
  • Boil water in a big vessel.
  • Place the tied plantain leaves filled with ada batter, in the boiling water for 30 mins.
  • Remove from the hot water and strain it.
  • Pour cold water over it and make it cool.
  • Take out the adas from the leaves and place them in a strainer.
  • Dissolve jaggery in a pan (preferably Urali).
  • Cut the ada into fine pieces.
  • When the jaggery solution thickens, add the ada pieces.
  • Stir well and add ghee in between.
  • Grate the coconuts and extract 2 cups of thick coconut milk, 4 cups of thin coconut milk and 8 cups of very thin coconut milk.
  • When the payasam gets reduced, add 8 cups of very thin coconut milk and mix well. Allow it to thicken.
  • When the ada gets cooked and the payasam gets reduced, add the 4 cups of thin coconut milk and mix well.
  • When it too gets reduced and thickens, add the 2 cups of thick coconut milk.
  • Add powdered cardamom and mix well.
  • Heat it through. Do not boil
  • Fry the cashews and raisins in ghee.
  • Add it to the payasam and mix well.
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Nutrition Facts
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Vitamin A     * Vitamin C  
Calcium   * Iron  
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending upon your daily needs