Ada Pradhaman Recipe - Kerala Style Rice Ada Pudding With Jaggery & Coconut Milk
Ada Pradhaman is a Kerala Style Rice Ada Pudding which is made with Jaggery & Coconut Milk. It is very easy to make and tastes delicious, therefore apt to serve to your guests.
Ada Pradhaman Recipe is a Kerala Style Rice Ada Pudding With Jaggery & Coconut Milk which is typically served as a dessert in the festival of Onam in Kerala. Ada is the ribbon-shaped dry rice flakes which are soaked in hot water and later slow cooked in jaggery and coconut milk.
This traditional dessert is a very important part of Onam Sadhya (traditional meal). As Ada Pradhaman recipe is typically made with various extracts of coconut milk, it is a bit laborious, but totally worth it. Loaded with the goodness of coconut milk, jaggery syrup, and dry fruits, Ada Pradhaman recipe has a silky texture and is mild in flavor.
The recipe goes very well with a Kerala Style Onam meal. Do try this entire meal for a festival and we are sure everyone in your family will love it.
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- 1 cup Rice ada
- 1 cup Jaggery , grated
- 1/2 cup Water
- 1 cup Coconut milk , thick (1st extract)
- 1-1/2 cups Coconut milk , (2nd & 3rd extract)
- 5 Cashew nuts
- 7 Raisins
- 2 teaspoons Fresh coconut , slices
- 1/2 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
- Ghee , as required
How to make Ada Pradhaman Recipe - Kerala Style Rice Ada Pudding With Jaggery & Coconut Milk
To begin making the Ada Pradhaman, boil sufficient water in a pan, add rice ada and turn off the gas immediately.
Let the ada soak for 30 minutes. Later drain the water, wash the ada in cold water 2-3 times, strain and keep aside.
Take a small bowl and soak grated jaggery in 1/2 cup of clean water till jaggery melts. Strain through a fine sieve and collect the syrup and discard the impurities. Keep it aside.
Heat 2 tablespoons ghee in a wok/kadai and add cashews, raisins and coconut pieces. Fry them till they turn golden and keep it aside.
In the same wok, add 1 tablespoon ghee and saute the rice ada for a minute.
After a minute, add the jaggery syrup in the ada and allow it to cook on medium flame till the jaggery starts to thicken.
Now, add the thin coconut milk and cook again on medium flame till it thickens.
Add some cardamom powder, fried cashews, raisins and thick coconut milk and turn off the gas immediately. Don't boil or cook after adding the thick milk.
Garnish Ada Pradhaman with few fried cashews and serve hot or chilled.
Serve Ada Pradhaman with Kerala Style Onam meal and enjoy warm or cold.
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