Ela Ada

Ela Ada


  • Rice Flour : 1cup (roasted)
  • 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
  • A pinch of coconut milk (optional)


Mix coconut jaggery,cardamom powder with your hands very well until well combined and soft.

Spread half tsp of oil all over the leaf with the fingers.

Make a dough (like chappathi dough,not too watery) by adding hot water and salt.

Place lemon size dough in the center of the leaf, flatten it with finger and spread the filling on it.

Fold the leaf in half. Tuck the ends of the leaf.

Place the adas in a steamer/idly cooker and steam it for 10 minutes.

Ela Ada is ready to serve it warm or after it cools down.

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