Saturday, September 12, 2009

Ela Ada


For the dough

Roasted rice flour - 2 cup
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp
Water - as reqd

For filling

Jaggiri - 200g
Grated coconut - 1.5cup
Cardmom Powder - 1/2 tsp
Rice flakes(aval) - 1/2 cup(optional)
Banana - 2(optional)
Banana leaves - for wrapping


Add the boiling water and salt to the rice flour and knead to make a smooth dough .(Same procedure to make idiyappam dough).Keep it aside.
Grate the jaggiri and mix with the coconut.Put a pan on the stove.Add this mixture& stir well.Then add rice flakes small pieces of banana and cardmom powder.Mix well and switch off the stove.Mix well.The main part of the filling is sarkara and coconut.You can make the ada using only this mixture.

On a small piece of banana leaf ,place one rice dough ball,press and spread out on the leaf.Dipping your fingers in water will makes it easy to spread.Spread the filling on top of the rice dough.Fold the leaf in half and press .Make sure the filling does not come out.Steam it for 15 minutes.

Take the steamed ada out of the banana leaf and serve hot :)


  1. Looks delicious and perfect.

  2. hmmm...delicious...


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