CARROT ADA

Basmati rice/raw rice -3 cups
Water-1 ½ cups
Salt-to taste
For filling
Carrot (grated)-1cup
Coconut-1cup
Sugar
Cardamom powder-1tsp
Ghee-2tsp

  • Soak rice in water for 2 hours.
  • Grind to a very fine paste with 1 cup water
  • Add ½ cup water and salt.
  • Heat the batter in a pan and stir till it become thick.
  • Knead well with hand and make small balls
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add carrot and sugar.
  • When water is fully absorbed from the mixture add coconut and cardamom powder.
  • Cook 5 minutes and remove from fire.
  • On a small piece of banana leaf place one rice ball and spread out on the leaf with hand.
  • Spread the filling and fold the leaf in half and press the side as well.
  • Place the adas in a steamer and steam for 20-25 minutes.

19 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful n healthy ada!!

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  2. yummy & aromatic ada.. looks soo beautiful.. thanks for the recipe.. :)

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  3. my husband's favorite snack..but the carrot ada is good idea
    looks yummy...

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  4. Very nice looking adai. Impressed by the click.

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  5. Hi,
    I have always been a fan of kerela food,the way all the food is so fresh and healthy. ada is one of it.i love it and the addition of carrot makes it very interesting! nice recipes.
    B
    http://sizzlinspice.blogspot.com

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  6. I've tried carrot boil but this one is very new to me.will surely try..have lots if carrot @home..

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  7. Oh wow what awonder ful dish I hve never tried or tasted it before .But what can be used instead of banana leaves We can't get them.

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  8. Ganga, you have award waiting at my blog..come and collect that .

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  9. nice recipe..Always had this sweet.adding veegies is a new version

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  10. Unique dish! It sounds healthy also.

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  11. da,luv it!very innovative recipe n beautiful presentation!

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  12. this is really new and interesting....carrot ada. healthy ada.

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  13. Hey the ada has turned out perfect....nice clicks

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  14. Interesting recipe !! Will try this for sure !!

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  15. very creative .. ada itself is very new to me .adding carrot to it surely makes it healthier

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  16. What a great idea to freshen up an traditional dish.

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  17. I do not have a plantain leaf..what can I use instead...Thanks

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