Ela ada

By Shiba Nair  |  17th Jul 2016  |  
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About Ela ada Recipe

Ela ada is an awesome and a very traditional delicacy of Kerala. This is a very easy, yummy & a healthy snack that can be prepared in minutes. In this recipe, the rice flour paste is patted on the banana leaf & jaggery & coconut mixture is sprinkled on it & closed & steamed in a steamer or on idly moulds. My mom has been following this recipe for more than 30 years. She has learnt it from her mom & she makes it just the way our ancestors do it. Try it out & see how it melts in your mouth.

Ela ada, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Ela ada is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Shiba Nair. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Ela ada is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Ela ada recipe by Shiba Nair. Ela ada can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Ela ada just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Ela ada can serve 5 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Ela ada.

Ela ada

Ingredients to make Ela ada

  • Rice flour 11/2 cups
  • water 31/2 tbsp
  • Grated jaggery 2 cups
  • Shredded coconut 3 cups

How to make Ela ada

  1. In a bowl, add rice flour & add water to it & make a fine paste.
  2. Take a banana leaf & pat the rice paste on it like a thin layer.
  3. Sprinkle the shredded coconut over it, followed by the grated jaggery.
  4. Fold the banana leaf. Repeat this on all the banana leaves till the rice flour paste is over.
  5. Steam these for 10 minutes by placing them on the idly moulds or in a steamer.
  6. Serve these with your evening tea.

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