Thursday, November 25, 2010

Ela Ada

Ela Ada is one of my hubbies favourite evening snack,so when ever i get some banana leafs i make some ela ada for my hubby.It is a traditional kerala dish.The Banana leaf imparts a aromic flavor to the ada.

1 cup Rice flour
Salt, as required
1 1/2 cup water
3/4 cup grated coconut
1/4 - 1/2 cup Jaggery, powdered
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
1 tsp ghee
Banana leaves
1.Boil the water with salt.
2.Add rice flour to the boiling water and switch off the stove. Cover it and keep aside for 2 mins. Open the lid and knead the dough until smooth.
3.In a pan, heat little water and add jaggery to it.
4.When it is melted add coconut and mix with jaggery and cardamom powder and blend well and keep it aside.
6.Place one ball of rice dough on a piece of banana leaf.
7.Spread the dough with your wet fingers.You can dip your hand in water if the dough is sticky.
8.Keep the coconut filling on one side and fold over.
9.Make similar wraps with the remaining dough and filling. Steam the wraps for 10-15 minutes.


Kairali sisters said...

Adipoli, njanum ela ada unndakki vahtund, post cheyyanam eny...

Suja Sugathan said...

Adipoli ela ada..looks so yummy,my favorite.

Subhashini said...

bookmarked it dear

Jisha Dil said...

yummy ela ada...this is one of my hubby's favorite dishes...My mother-in-law always makes this. I am gonna try this.

Priya said...

Authentic ela ada looks fabulous..

Rachana said...

This is a very new dish to me. It looks so interesting and delicious.

Jaisy James said...

adipoli ayittundu ketto. ente fav anithu.

Malar Gandhi said...

superb, i love it...inviting traditional food:)

Nithu Bala said...

Beena, I mailed you yesterday..did you get to see the mail?

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Wow, very new recipe for me. I can totally guess the taste as with the exact same ingredients we make modaks, but the banana leaf taste, must be different. Love to learn a new recipe.

Padhu said...

Looks so yummy!!

Nitha said...

love it.. always...

Satya said...

This sounds something different. I am going to give it a try.

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