Ada Pradhaman Recipe With Homemade Ada | How To Make Rice Ada For Payasam Without Banana Leaf | Kerala Special Payasam Recipe


Ada Pradhaman Recipe With Homemade Ada | How To Make Rice Ada For Payasam Without Banana Leaf | Kerala Special Payasam Recipe with Video Recipe. The most celebrated Kerala festival, Onam is just around the corner. Hope you all are getting ready for the onam celebration?.Onam celebration is incomplete without the onam sadhya. Sadhya is a feast consisting of a variety of traditional vegetarian dishes served on a banana leaf. Payasam or dessert is an integral part of the onam sadhya. Today I am sharing here with you the recipe of a payasam made with rice ada, jaggery and coconut milk. It is known as Ada Pradhaman. You can make ada payasam with rice ada, sugar and coconut milk also, It is known as Palada Payasam. I am sharing here the recipe of ada pradhaman. We usually use store bought rice adas for making these payasams, but this time I thought to make ada for payasam at home. First I thought it is difficult to make ada at home for payasam. Once I tried I came to know that it is very easy to make ada at home for payasam. Traditionally payasam adas are made on banana leaf but in this recipe, I am making ada without banana leaf. So I think it will be useful for the people who wants to make payasam adas at home, but they don’t have banana leaf for making payasam adas.  Here I am spreading the ada batter on a steel plate and then steaming it, if you want to make payasam adas on banana leaf, then just spread the batter on a wilted banana leaf. Roll the banana leaf tightly and tie it with a string and then steam it. Once you made adas for payasam at home in this simple method, then you will stop buying adas for payasam from store. Just try this recipe and let me know your feedback

Preparation Time:20 mins
Cooking Time:30 mins
Servings:4 people


For Ada

Rice flour-1/4 cup
Ghee-1/4 tsp
Salt-a pinch
Sugar-1/4 tsp
Water as required

For Payasam

Ada pieces
Jaggery-250 gm
Water-1/2 cup
Salt-1/4 tsp
Thin coconut milk-1 cup
Thick coconut milk-1/2 cup
Ghee- 3tbs
Cardamom Powder-1/2 tsp

Method Of Preparation

Making Ada for Payasam

  • In a bowl add rice flour, ghee, salt and sugar. Mix it well. Add water little by little and make a thin batter (Dosa batter like consistency)
  • Grease a steel plate with oil. Pour the batter into the plate (Spread the batter into a thin layer). 
  • Place the plate into a steamer. Cook it for 5 minutes. Take the plate out from the steamer.
  • Once it’s cooled down completely, remove it from the plate.
  • Ada for making payasam is now ready. Cut it into small pieces
Making Payasam
  • Add jaggery in a pan. Add water into it. Heat it in medium flame. Let jaggery dissolve completely. Once jaggery dissolved completely, strain it for removing impurities. 
  • Heat ghee in a pan. Add the ada pieces into it. Saute it for 1 minute. Add the strained jaggery syrup into it. Cook it until it thickens
  • Add salt into it and mix well
  • Once it’s thickened, add thin coconut milk into it. Stir it continuously until it thickens
  • Then add thick coconut milk into it. 
  • Mix it well and let it cook for 1 minute in low flame. (Don’t allow it to boil)
  • Add cardamom powder in it and mix well
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Heat ghee in a pan. Add coconut chunks and cashew nuts into it. Saute it until it turns golden brown in color. 
  • Add raisins in it. Saute it until the raisins puffs up. Add this to the payasam
  • Ada Pradhaman is now ready to serve

Video Recipe

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