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Ada Pradhaman

Ranjani Raj
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Ada Pradhaman RECIPE

Rice ada cooked in coconut milk. This is a traditional recipe to serve in onam sadya

Recipe Tags

  • Festive Fun
  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Kerala
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Rice Ada – ½ cup
  2. Coconut milk – 3 cups
  3. Jaggery – ¾ cup
  4. Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
  5. Cashews – 1 tbsp
  6. Raisins – 1 tbsp
  7. Ghee – 2 tsps


  1. Boil water to bubble reaching stage and switch off the flame. Add the rice ada in it and keep aside for 10 to 15mins or till it becomes slightly soft.Then drain the water completely and set aside.
  2. Shred the coconut ,grind it by adding enough water, drain the thick milk in one cup.
  3. Then add some water to the coconut and take thin milk in another cup.Totally you will be having 1 cup of thick coconut milk and 2 cups of thin coconut milk. Keep them aside.
  4. Heat a wok, add a tsp of ghee, fry the cashews and raisins and keep it aside.
  5. Take ¾ cup of jaggery, immerse it in hot water for 10 mins. Then drain it to remove impurities.
  6. Set everything ready then take a sauce pan or wok. Add jaggery syrup and start heating. Once it becomes thickening add slightly softened rice ada. Allow it to boil in medium flame for 5 mins.
  7. Then add thin coconut milk, once it starts boiling let the flame medium and cook for 7 more mins or till the ada fully cooked and the pradhman becomes thicken.
  8. Now add the cardamom powder, fried cashews and raisins.
  9. Stir well and add the half portion of coconut milk and boil it for 2 mins.
  10. Switch off the flame if the pradhaman is semi thick.

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Anna Thomas
Anna Thomas   Apr-17-2020

Can u make it with Maggi coconut milk powder?

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