Ada Pradhaman Recipe

Ada Pradhaman Recipe
The Ada Pradhaman is a sweet dish from the land of God's own country, Kerela. The traditional dessert prepared with rice ada and jaggery is popular during the festivities of Onam and Vishu.
Ada Pradhaman Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.7 / 10 (23 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/2 Cup ada
  • 4 Green cardamoms
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup pure ghee
  • 12 Cashewnuts
  • 2 tbsp Kishmish
  • 1-1/2 Cups coconut (scraped)
  • 1 Cup palm jaggery
How to make Ada Pradhaman:
  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee and fry ada.
  • Grind cardamoms and sugar together to a fine powder, and place aside.
  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee and saute the cashewnuts and kishmish until light brown.
  • Immerse coconut in one cup hot water, grind and extract thick milk.
  • Repeat the process, make a second extract and set aside.
  • Crush jaggery to a fine powder, keep it aside.
  • Bring ada to a boil in one cup water and the second extract of coconut milk.
  • Ada should remain smooth but hold its shape.
  • Add jaggery with it and continue cooking until it thickens.
  • Heat the remaining ghee and add this to the pradhaman.
  • Mix the first extract of coconut milk and the fried dry fruits with it, stir well and heat thoroughly.
  • Sprinkle with the cardamom powder.

Reviews and Ratings:
ganesh shanmugam posted 07/10/2010
I like your method of cooking