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Thursday, August 26, 2021

Ela Ada / Elai Adai / Elayappam / Kerala Valsan / Vazhayila Ada / Ilai Adai / Plantain Leaf Adai - Kerala Sweet Recipe

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Elai Adai
Yields: 6 adai

Outer layer ingredients

Store bought rice flour - 1 cup

Boiling water - 1 & 1/2 cup

( add more or less according to the rice flour quality)

Ghee - 1/2 tsp

Salt - a pinch

( Add the rice flour and salt into a bowl pour the boiling water little by little and mix it with a wooden spoon. Mix till it forms to a soft non sticky dough, once warm grease your palm with ghee and knead once. Divide the portion into medium size balls , cover and keep it aside.

Filling Ingredients

Clean powdered jaggery - 3/4 cup

Grated coconut - 1 cup

Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp

( mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and keep it aside)

Other ingredients

Ghee as needed to grease the banana leaf

Banana leaves as needed

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Elai Adai
Method 

Grease a banana leaf with ghee place a ball of dough wet your finger and flatten to a semi thick disc.

Place some filling at one corner and cover the banana leaf and press to seal ( see picture).

Steam these for 2 to 3 minutes or till cooked.

Serve hot or warm.

Note:

a) Instead of cardamom powder you can add crushed cumin seeds.

b) Add water accordingly as each rice flour quality is different.

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