Ela Ada recipe#Kerala evening snack recipe

Ela Ada is a popular Kerala snack which can be prepared easily at home.Its best as an evening snack with hot tea on a rainy day.

Rice Flour : 1cup (roasted)
Boiled Hot Water as required
Salt to taste
Cardamon powder : 1/4 tsp
Banana leafs : 4 pieces

For Filling

Grated Coconut : 1 cup
Grated Jaggery : 1/2 cup
Salt a pinch


1.Mix coconut,jaggery,cardamom powder with your hands  until well combined and soft.
2. Make a dough like chapathi dough, by adding hot water and salt.
3.Spread half tsp of oil all over the leaf with the fingers.
4. Place lemon size dough in the center of the leaf, flatten it with finger and spread the filling on it.
5. Fold the leaf in half and seal the ends of the leaf  or leave as such by folding.
6. Place the adas in a steamer/idly cooker and steam it for 10 minutes. Ela Ada is ready.

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