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Traditional Ada Pradhaman

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Cuisine Style: Kerala | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | To Serve: 2 | Take with: Pappadam | Type: Special


  • Ada* - 1/2 cup
  • Cardamoms - 4
  • Kismis - 10
  • Coconut milk - 1 cup
  • Nutmeg (Optional) - a small flake (Optional, Nutmeg brings sleep. So minimize the usage or on’t use)
  • Cashew nuts - 10
  • Ghee - 1/4 cup
  • Jaggery - 100gms

* Readymade ada is available in all grocery stores. But here we make ada in a traditional way.

  • Mix one cup of raw rice (Pacharisi) in water (should be thick fluid).
  • Spread it in a banana leaf (Vazhai Ilai) and roll it up gently.
  • Put slowly in boiling water.
  • Take it out after two minutes.
  • Run cold water over it.
  • Unroll the leaf.
  • Now the rice batter turns to spring roll structure.
  • Slice it and keep aside.
    (This is called ada. In case of readymade ada, boil it in hot water and drain the excess water)


  • With 1 table spoon ghee fry cashew nuts(till turns to light brown) and kismis separately and keep aside.
  • Fine grind cardamom and Nutmeg flake and keep aside.
  • Crush jaggery keep and aside.
  • With 1 table spoon ghee fry the ada and keep aside.
  • Heat the coconut milk and add ada.
  • Put jaggery, cashew nuts after 5 minutes.
  • Take out Ada pradhaman from fire.
  • Sprinkle cardamom and nutmeg powder.
  • Serve at medium hot.


  • Instead of coconut milk ordinary milk can be used.


  • Add saffron for better taste.

How this Traditional Ada Pradhaman recipe is Unique?

  • Adding of Nutmeg brings good flavor.

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