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.