Ada Pradhaman Recipe

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Ada Pradhaman
How To Make Ada Pradhaman
  • Chef: Sudhir Nair - Courtyard Bengaluru - Outer Ring Road
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Ada Pradhaman Recipe: A classic dessert from Kerala, popular during the festival of Onam. Ada Pradhaman is a variation of payasam, made with Ada rice, cashew nuts, coconut and palm jaggery mixed well. A quick, easy and delicious Indian dessert to relish during the festive season.

Ingredients of Ada Pradhaman

  • 100 gms ada (rice flat pasta)
  • 250 gms palm jaggery (dark)
  • 300 ml fresh coconut milk
  • 3 nos cardamom
  • 50 gms dry coconut
  • 10 gms cashew nuts
  • 10 gms raisins
  • 50 ml ghee

How to Make Ada Pradhaman

  • 1.Soak the Ada in boiling hot water for 15 minutes, or until it becomes soft.
  • 2.Drain the water completely and rinse in cold water (sprinkle coconut oil lightly if sticking to each other).
  • 3.Boil and dissolve jaggery in 100 ml of water and strain it to remove impurities if any.
  • 4.Heat ghee and fry the cashew nuts, raisins and coconut pieces separately. Remove from the pan.
  • 5.In the same pan, heat ghee and fry the Ada in low flame for 4-5 minutes.
  • 6.Now add jaggery water and cardamom to the Ada and cook in low flame until it thickens. Remove the scum that gets collected in the sides.
  • 7.Now add the thick fresh coconut milk, bring it to a single boil and take it off the flame stirring continuously.
  • 8.Now top it with the fried cashew nuts, raisins and coconut bits.
  • 9.Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

Do not boil the preparation or the coconut milk in it will split. You can add a touch of edible camphor if available.

Key Ingredients: ada (rice flat pasta), palm jaggery (dark), fresh coconut milk, cardamom, dry coconut, cashew nuts, raisins, ghee